June Beeby speaks with disarming candor—her way of dealing with the horror that befell her family. It began in 1979, when Beeby’s 17-year-old son, Matthew, started to hallucinate. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, the boy stayed at home in Toronto as his condition worsened.
That the Kobe earthquake occurred a year to the day after Los Angeles residents awoke to their own devastating trembler on Jan. 17,1994, can only be described as a bizarre coincidence. But the two cities share more than an anniversary. Among those killed in the Kobe disaster was a 24-year-old American from the San Fernando Valley.By ANNE GREGOR2 min
By 1905, there were a couple of dozen cars in Toronto. They were still much of a curiosity, a sporting proposition for adventurous people. In the United States, the Ford Motor Co. was two years old. The Buick Motor Co., also two years old, had just been taken over by William C. Durant and, in this year, would produce 750 cars.
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