I was there at Expo '86 in Vancouver the day she so famously fainted. I saw the sleeve of her red coat and the tilt of her matching hat through glass, and as her car sped past me away from the Saskatchewan pavilion I knelt, but her eyes were as usual averted.
Three seconds at most under a gray sky, the most commonplace of events rendered magical by the presence of a real live angel...
Today, of course, would have been her birthday but for the tragic accident that took her too soon - the ideal time to reminisce about the miracle that brought her into our lives at all.
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