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May 23, 2010 - 2nd Day in Heilly (Sunday)

Second day of the family reunion. We met at the cemetery in Villers Bretonneux, to look at the tombstones of the family. This cemeteries was very well taken care of, a lot of the tombstones had flowers and pictures on them. Very different than ours. We spend about 1/2 hour there and then headed to mass in the same town. Didn't understand a word they said, but was very interesting. We then headed back to Heilly for pictures and lunch. Everyone got together, but it was hard to take the picture. Doreen and I were interviewed by the local paper...

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May 22, 2010 - 1st Day in Heilly (Saturday)

This morning started with breakfast at the bed and breakfast with toast, fruit, tea and coffee. Patricia home bakes the bread and it was very good. The family rally started at 2pm, so we decided to drive back into Amiens and go through the church there. We found a farmers market and walked through that. Then headed to Cathedrale Notre Dame in Amiens. This church was just amazing...yes, I know...again!! But it was. It is really too bad that most Americans can not see this beauty. Spend about an hour going through the church and then headed...

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