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  1. jack casey
    August 4, 2018

    grandad worked on and was was coming in from truro with the montreal train. it was halted out by rocking ham because the teletype from downtown.held it great grandmother Merlin grandmother casey and 9 month old aunt maureen each lost an eye. they lived on 25 kane street. dad, about 5 years old was looking at the xmas toys in the hardware store on agricola street i think and it happened behind him. it was the girls turn to have classes that week and they were looking out the window at the fire then explosion dont really know if any survived he was blown down the street a way he lost the hearing in one ear for the rest of his life. he slept that night on the kitchen floor of the the hospital . not sure which one. camphill i think) 3 of dads sisters were downtown during the blast but they were alright. great grandfather bishop was the warden of the county. they were okay. my name is john after an uncle lost in the explosion. jack casey

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  2. jack casey
    August 4, 2018

    grandad worked on and was was coming in from truro with the montreal train. it was halted out by rocking ham because of the teletype from downtown.held it great grandmother Merlin grandmother casey and 9 month old aunt maureen each lost an eye. dad, about 5 years old was looking at the xmas toys in the hardware store on agricola street i think and it hapened behind him. he lost the hearing in one ear for te rest of his life. he slept that night on the kitchen floor of the the hospital . not sure which one.

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