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Twice lucky: survivor of Titanic and Empress of Ireland

empress poster.jpgYou've been hearing about it all week - and for weeks! - but today it is the actual 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

One of the stories you may not have heard is about the man who survived not only the Titanic, but also the sinking of the Empress of Ireland two years later.

The Empress went down off the coast near Rimouski. And that's where a local museum is telling William Clark's tale of two ships. Albéric Gallant plays the role of Clark at the Pointe-au-Pére maritime museum. He spoke with Sonali Karnick about the twin histories of the ships - and lucky Mr. Clark! 

(Image courtesy of  Pointe-au-Père maritime museum)  

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