Found and Lost

“Nakuset sat across from me in a CBC studio in Montreal, headphones turned up, straining to hear her sister Rose Mary Murray’s voice on the other end of the line. ‘Rose, are you there?’ There was a delay on the phone line from Austria, where we reached Rose Mary — a technical glitch that seemed unfair given how many decades the sisters had waited to hear each other speak. I was hosting CBC Radio’s Daybreak program that day in July 2016, and all of this was happening live on the air. On another line from Kenora, Ont., their other sister Sonya Murray was listening in.”

Ainslie MacLellan – CBC Montreal – December 2018

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