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Residential school survivors host reunion in British Columbia

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Survivors of a residential school in British Columbia are hosting a month-long series of events.

The survivors of the St. Joseph's residential school will meet for a reunion and dedicate two monuments, one for survivors and another for students who died, CBC News reported.

"I think that's a huge part of the healing, is just getting back together, and feeling that we were in this together,"Esketemc First Nation Chief Fred Robbins, who attended the school, told CBC.

The school was torn down 26 years ago, CBC reported.

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