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Adventures: Mabel Bell: Seeing, but not hearing, the future

Adventures: Mabel Bell: Seeing, but not hearing, the future

Written by: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis

Published on: Cloverdale Reporter

CAPE BRETON ISLAND, N.S: When leaving Maison Fiset House in Cheticamp for dinner at All Aboard Restaurant, I mentioned to my local ‘Ambassador’, Dan Coffin, that women’s histories particularly interested me. My mother had been plagued by deafness all her life and I was sorry to leave Cape Breton without visiting the Alexander Graham Bell Museum managed by Parks Canada in Baddeck. I’d recently read that Bell’s beloved wife, Mabel, had also been deaf. Before…
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