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  • Paul Walsh
    October 02, 2012 - 11:10

    I was in Cape Breton attending the Cabot Trail Writer's Festival this weekend. On Sunday Leon Dubinsky played. He's the man who wrote "We Rise Again". Leon and his wife played it as the final song in their set after annoucing that Raylene Rankin had passed away. The entire crowd sang along, many with tears streaming down their faces. Truly this was a special woman.

  • Alli
    October 02, 2012 - 11:09

    Everyone should listen to "We Rise Again"... a beautiful song and one that can carry anyone through the passing of death... RIP

  • Bob O'Keefe
    October 01, 2012 - 19:46

    The family has lost a valuable individual, Nova Scotia has lost an important person to their cultural and musical community. Canada has lost an important member of this famous family musical group and as an individual, what a terrible lost.

  • John Howley
    October 01, 2012 - 07:07

    In addition to the loss of her brother, John Morris (thanks to the careless dumping of a pile of roadsalt in the roadway), she lost her sister and fellow musician, Geraldine, to a brain aneurysm, age 49.