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LETTER: Marching band creates 'magical experience' for parade watcher

Five-year-old Liam is a big fan of watching marching bands on YouTube, seeing one live on Saturday night was extra special
Liam
Liam spots the marching band from Collingwood Collegiate Institute during the Santa Claus parade on Nov. 20, 2021.

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Saturday evening's Santa Claus parade in Collingwood was such a wonderful magical experience!

My son Liam is five years old and on the autism spectrum. He is obsessed with watching videos of marching bands on YouTube.

On Saturday, being able to experience the parade and Collingwood Collegiate Institute’s talented marching brand was such a magical moment for us.

Lockdown hasn’t been easy and the parade brought so much joy!

We are thankful for the parade and town and the wonderful talented high school students. 

Melissa Forgeron 
Collingwood

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