Quebec AM | Feb 15, 2013 | 4:52

Veronica Laverdière

Veronica Laverdière was born in Limoilou, Quebec in 1920. She now lives in Sillery at the McGreevy Manor. Quebec AM’s Julia Caron sat down with her and asked her about growing up one of the four Anglophone families in her neighbourhood, marrying a francophone Quebecker, and speaking English in Quebec.

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