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On November 16, Robert (Butch) Currie and Henry Shimizu met for the first time in 76 years. Dr. Shimizu led the team that completed the first successful limb re-plantation in North America, is a Member of the Order of Canada, and was in Prince Rupert with several of his family for the dedication of a plaque commemorating his father’s donation of Japanese cherry trees to the City of Prince Rupert. (Lonnie Wishart Photo)

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