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Happy Birthday, Marcel!

August 18, 2013

My extended family gathered in Waterville Valley yesterday at the Village Condominium rec. room and by the pool to eat, drink, swim and make merry in honor of my uncle Marcel Boisvert’s 88th birthday.

“This was the best party I’ve ever been to.”  Those words were echoed numerous times by Marce as he welcomed hugs, kisses, and well wishes from his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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Reaching 88 years old is a milestone that deserves a celebration.  For Marce, that’s especially true.  Each birthday he spends with family is a blessing after having spent his 18th as a prisoner of war in a German camp wondering if he’d ever make it home again to see his family in New Hampshire.

>> Read about Marcel’s POW experience here.

>> Read a Tufts Magazine story about Marcel here.

Happy birthday, Marce!  We are blessed to have you in our lives!

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About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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