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Harrowing tale of love almost lost

When the Empress of Ireland sunk in the Saint Lawrence over 100 years ago, the maritime disaster embedded itself in the family trees of generations to come. Like the the Greenaway family. Their grandparents and great uncle were on board when the Empress was broadsided by a coal ship. Three sisters - Denise Reynolds, Nancy Greenaway and Laura-Jane Labate - recount their grandparents' harrowing tale. Listen here.

You can read Margaret's typewritten letter online here.