The Canadian Press

2003-02-10 | Avalanche Memorial

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Thousands of people attended a memorial service in Calgary February 10th to honor seven local high school students killed in an avalanche in BC. The students from Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School died while back-country skiing near Revelstoke. The head of the school, Tony Macoun (muh-KOW'-uhn) told the service that the lives of the students were ended far too soon.

Date: 2003-02-10
Placeline: CALGARY, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << never in our wildest dreams could we have imagined that any Community would be asked to withstand such an overwhelming burden of grief in a single stroke we have lost seven students but also seven the Future Leaders seven Great Adventures and seven brilliant young people >>