Bordeaux-Quebec connection gets personal

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Photo: Bethann Merkle

Thanks to a relationship their elders established 50 years ago, Guillaume Perromat (left) and Kenneth Gunn (right) now epitomize the modern Bordeaux-Quebec connection.

Quebec City and Bordeaux, France, have been "twin" or "sister" cities since 1962. For one local family, the connection goes almost as far back. In 1963, Louise Gunn (née Bernier), found herself harvesting grapes for the Perromat family south of Bordeaux.