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From the ground up…

The building of the new youth treatment centre in Paradise has been about far more than bricks and mortar. The journey of getting it off the ground over the past several years, from concept to reality, took vision, detailed planning and unwavering dedication to improving the services provided to children and youth with complex mental health needs in Newfoundland and Labrador. 779 more words

Making A Difference

Two Former Assisted Living Employees Take Care Of Residents After Shut Down. What They Do Is Simply Amazing.

This story brought tears to my eyes. Two former employees at Valley Springs Manor, an assisted living home in California worked around the clock with no payment to care for the residents left behind after the facility shut down. 36 more words



As with the protagonists in all of my novels, my monthly EVERYDAY HEROES blog subjects do not leap tall buildings in a single bound. They are everyday people (or organizations, animals) who rise to the occasion when confronted with obstacles. 279 more words

Everyday Heroes

A sweet gift of strength

The summer after she turned 80, we asked our friend Marion how she managed to maintain her impressive biceps.

She laughed as she flitted from pastry counter to register. 492 more words

The People In Our Neighborhood

Riker Sits Down

Someone has compiled a curious video of Riker’s trademark way of sitting down, which is to straddle the chair, like you’re getting on a horse. I’m not sure what I scratch my head at more: that I didn’t notice this in all the years of watching Star Trek, or that someone edited this…

Commander William T. Riker

Awesome Stories 194

This week Awesome Stories brings you healthy writing, bright futures, grandfatherly lessons, the Pollination Project and beautiful animation.

20 Life Lessons

Here are 20 life lessons for his grandson… 604 more words

Awesome Stories

The #HOTD Hero of the Day Movement!

Hero of the Day #HOTD movement nominates a public service industry each day to show value and appreciation for their hard work and commitment to our society. 186 more words

Everyday Heroes