21 July 2012

BIFHSGO member is Chinese hero

From the Ottawa Citizen, an article about Vern Burrows, spouse of British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa's former Director of Communications Betty Burrows.

The article starts "A retired plant scientist from Ottawa is a hero in China, complete with statue, for helping that country grow more and better oats."

Although it's Betty who is the avid family historian, Vern occasional volunteers (perhaps is volunteered) to help out

Read the story at http://www.ottawacitizen.com/touch/story.html?id=6960040

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