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Janelle Mackay

Janelle MacKay of Antigonish, Nova Scotia spends her days as a receptionist at an oncology clinic. But by night, Janelle is a musician --- influenced in part by the place she was born and bred ---and in part by a place very far from here. A couple of years ago, Janelle went to Rwanda with A Partnership in Caring - an Antigonish group which gives support to hospitals in Butare. And that trip changed her life, and her music. She recently put out a CD inspired by Rwanda. She's also recorded music there with Rwandan musicians. We've reached Janelle on a break

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