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« You could hear the guys on the scene. You could hear the sound of their voice, » Bourasa said.

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buy canada goose jacket cheap Boland, now Krista Bourasa, 32, said it was an emotional moment for her because canada goose victoria parka outlet it brought to the forefront recent tragedies. Her sister lost her home in a fire. And the ultimate sadness: Her nephew and canada goose outlet online uk niece, ages 11 and 9, died in a house fire three years ago. buy canada goose jacket cheap

« Part of why I sent him to canada goose outlet in chicago that fire is I’ve been there to experience it, » she said.

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