How The DeFranco Family Affected Welland

The DeFranco Family

The DeFranco Family

What happens when the kids you know from next door become super-famous pop stars?

To start, your aunt steals their rulers from class.

At least that’s what happened with Sarah’s aunt when the improbable five-piece The DeFranco Family became pop royalty for a couple years in the early-1970s.

Sarah dug deep into how the band’s success — there was a point when only the Jacksons and Osmonds were bigger than them — affected a small town like Welland, Ontario.

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