St. John Valley

A helpful hand in St. Agatha

Trevar Dionne, 11, was busy Thursday afternoon lending a hand to his pepere, Denis Michaud. “He’s pretty handy,” said Michaud, who is also Dionne’s landlord. “He’s always helping me out.” Thursday, the two were scraping and repainting parts of Dionne’s home. Dionne not only helped scrape paint but also assisted Michaud move the staging to a shady side of the house for the afternoon. Michaud, who lives next door on Main Street in St. Agatha said Dionne is not afraid to work. “I like helping my pepere.”  

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