Monday, September 14, 2009

Plains Of Abraham Reading Attracts Thousands

People attend Moulin a Paroles Saturday on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)

From The CBC:

Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec for a commemoration that became controversial over the inclusion of an FLQ document.

The Moulin à paroles is a 24-hour read-a-thon that marks the 250th anniversary of the British military victory on the Plains, a battle that ended France's power in what became Canada.

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My Comment: I passed by the Plains of Abraham to watch the reading on Saturday afternoon. Beautiful sun. Great weather. Happy people. The above picture captures the essence of what it was like this past Saturday.

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