A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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The Stowaway's Antonio da Silva easy found a sense of belonging and home when he put down roots in Newfoundland.

True. Antonio da Silva found remarkable similarities between his Portuguese heritage and the people of Newfoundland. Both cultures were closely tied to the sea and the fishing lifestyle. Both were deeply rooted in Catholicism. Both shared a love for folk music and dance. By the late 1920s, Antonio had found himself a new home. He married a young girl from the Maritimes, Mary Slaney, who had also lost her father at sea. Together they raised seven children.

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