It was the most riveting moment in a day of high drama. In Montreal’s cavernous Notre Dame Basilica, 28-year-old Justin Trudeau came out from the shadow of his family’s privacy and stepped into his father’s shoes, if only briefly. On one of the most wrenching days of his life, his father’s flag-draped coffin not six metres away, the emotion was there—in the tone of his voice, in his deliberate walk and the conviction of his words.
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