The Way We Were

Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

June 1, 1994

25 Years Ago

Exchange students find Pontiac a lot like home: The further one travels from home, the more things look the same.
Thirty grade 5 and 6 students from elementary schools in Lac-des-Aigles and Esprit-Saint spent last week in the Shawville community, learning what life is like 400 miles from home.
Located near Rimouski, these two municipalities have populations of 400 and 350 respectively. Last month, a group of students from Dr. S.E. McDowell school in Shawville spent four days there, living in the homes of their guests and getting to know the people of that part of the province.


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