229 kites fill sky

Quote from the Halifax Herald, Friday September 3, 1999

Upper Kingsburg – The sky over a Lunenburg County beach was filled with every colour of the rainbow and then some on Thursday as 229 kites caught the breeze in memory of those who died on Swissair Flight 111 a year ago.

Kites In Memory was literally a dream come true for Martine Vermeulen, who last winter dreamed of the very scene that unfolded before her eyes at Hirtles Beach.

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–Bill

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