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Olga Rains

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Olga Rains

Olga Rains has written three books, We Became Canadians, Children of the Liberation, and The Summer of 46. She and co-author Lloyd Rains live together in the Netherlands, where they work with war children.

Lloyd Rains

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Lloyd Rains

Lloyd Rains is a Canadian veteran of the Second World War. After the liberation of Holland, he met Olga Irestorff, and she came to Canada as a war bride. In 1980 they founded Project Roots.

Melynda Jarratt

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Melynda Jarratt

Melynda Jarratt lives in Fredericton. She has been involved with Project Roots since 1995. She has also been a writer, researcher, filmmaker, and web developer on Canada's History Television and the Queen Mary II.