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Talbot River, ON

Cindy McCarthy

My name is Cindy McCarthy.

My water body, I come from an area where you can’t turn sideways without seeing a lake or a river, and I lived really close to Lake Simcoe, but my water body is the Talbot River. My dad was born and raised on the Talbot River, his family farm. And I was born and raised very close to the Talbot River so that’s my water body. Now it just wouldn’t be acceptable, but we were often allowed to roam pretty freely. I had a lot of siblings, there were 8 of us.

We’d sneak away on a Saturday or Sunday morning. We’d do the little hobo thing and off to the river. In retrospect, it probably was relatively safe. We spent a lot of time there, all year round. Not in the winter, but Spring, Fall and Summer. That was our playground, it was great.


Talbot River, ON


Lake Huron

Collected by

Chloe Cross

Contributed by

Cindy McCarthy

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