Marguerite Burns

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Alicia Windsor

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holly lynn

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it would be wonderful. u know what.... i bet people think she's crazy but i dont. after a schock like that she could have had a case on amensia.

holly
 
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holly lynn

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i think i found her. maybe they thought she was dead. here it is. Mary Delia Burns maybe her first name was mary. look into it.
 
Michael Shetina

Michael Shetina

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I hate to burst your bubble, but this lady is just a fraud. There is no way she is a survivor.
 
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nevo

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Alicia, I was just about to post that same information and found that you'd beat me to it. I sure wish we could find a relative for her before it's too late, and most likely it already is.
 
Dave Gittins

Dave Gittins

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This article is on the same level as the work of Jayson Blair and deserves the same exposure. It's obviously written without the most basic research. I didn't know SARS affects the brain.
 
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Alicia Windsor

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Ha ha Dave. I did have my doubts, but I guess I wanted to believe that there is a real life old Rose out there. I looked through the passenger lists and didn't find anything. Guess she was just another person wanting to be part of the Titanic saga.
 
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Alicia Windsor

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Holly, thanks for finding out about Mary Delia Burns. However, that name wouldn't work because Burns is the woman's adoptive name, not her birth name.
 
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Bob Godfrey

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And Mary was a teenager emigrating to find work, not a 2-year old.
 
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Gavin Murphy

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I also saw this article in the Star when in TO for Victoria Day weekend. A bit over the top, but the good news is Toronto is SARS-free! So all is not lost, etc.!
 
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Geoff Whitfield

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Off topic I know Gavin but did I hear that Alberta has discovered a case of "Mad Cow Disease"?
 
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Bob Godfrey

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Alicia and Holly, I hope you won't be offended by some of us having a little good-natured fun here. All reports are worthy of at least some consideration and you did the right thing by checking the records and bringing this case to the attention of those with more experience. The journalist from the 'Toronto Star' should have done the same.
 
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Gavin Murphy

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Geoff, I think one cow only in Alta. But the prime minister is eating Alberta beef (pic in today's paper) so who knows what could happen!

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PS Don't believe the hype.
 
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Alicia Windsor

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Bob, no hard feelings. It takes wake up calls like this to remind me that I'm a long way from becoming the Titanic guru I want to be. Oh well. At least I can still wow my friends at school with my comparatively obsessive knowledge.
Happy
 
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Bob Godfrey

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Alicia, if you're still at school you've got plenty of time to become a guru, so keep working at it. Wish I'd started that young - when I was at school there were hundreds of Titanic survivors still alive. I've since discovered that I lived almost next door to two of them and didn't know it!
 
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