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    Bonnie Lee Black wrote: Pat Hall can trace her passion for international travel and her lifelong hunger for learning foreign languages to this:

    In 1960, as a timid young undergraduate college student from a small town in Ontario, Canada, who’d never really been anywhere, she applied for and won a full, one-year scholarship to the Sorbonne in Paris. That year abroad, learning fluent French, determined the trajectory of her life.

    As she states in her 2020 memoir, Speak to Me: Travels and Exploits of a Language Lover, “My trip to Paris was a life-changing experience, and I have to thank my father for encouraging me to live a little on the wild side, as he had done all his life. When my year was up, I didn’t want to leave. … After Paris, I was ready to challenge the rest of the world.” ...

    Continue at The WOW Factor: Pat Hall: Living in La Tercera Edad. More #WOWFactor.

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