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Who was Antoine Bienvenu?
Last week, the holidays began with Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. The whole community of Kaskaskia gathered together in the village church to celebrate Midnight Mass. Feasts, more services, and celebrations were held in the days that followed. Now it is New Year's Eve. Antoine is twelve, a time of change.
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