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Letter: I will miss Queen Elizabeth

I aspired to be her when I grew up and began adult life
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Editor:

When the news hit on Sept. 8 that Queen Elizabeth had died, I cried as if it were a family member that passed away.

I grew up and lived with only this monarch — our Queen.

Years ago, I travelled to London, England just so I could stand at the gates of Buckingham Palace in all its splendour.

I loved Queen Elizabeth for her loyalty, glamour and dedication. I aspired to be her when I grew up and began adult life. Her path of life was not hers to choose; however, everything she did for her country, children and her monarchy she did with such dignity.

I will miss her as I hope the world will, too.

Lois Ward

Kamloops