Mothers still get awards

Your reminder about Mother’s Day (Connexion, May 2017) said mothers of large families “used to” receive awards. Well, they still do/can.

21 June 2017

My mother-in-law received one only a few years ago. The government does not seem to actively or automatically give them out, but a family member or friend can start the process.

Colette Jay, Lot-et-Garonne

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