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Mrs. Mamie Meardi describes conditions during Hylo's early years.  She relates an incident when she traveled to Lac La Biche with a horse team - before the bridge was built!

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Having a second job in order to make a go of homesteading and farming was common in Hylo.  Mamie tells of the work her husband and father did on the homestead and off.

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Mamie Meardi was asked if, despite the hardships she endured and knowing what she does now, she would do it over again.  Hear what she has to say.

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