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Dear Kylie

This month, Kylie corresponds with Sofia, a 15-year-old from the Canadian province of Quebec. French is the most widely spoken language in the province. In 1995, the people of Quebec voted to become independent from Canada. It was a very close vote, but the referendum failed, and Quebec remained a province. However, the Canadian government passed a resolution recognizing Quebec as a “distinct society” within Canada. Read along with Sofia and Kylie as they talk about going to school and learning different languages.

Dear Sofia,

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