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A Toy Story

There’s nothing quite like seeing the joy on children’s faces when they open that new toy they’ve been longing for on Christmas morning. All of the excitement, anticipation, hoping and praying have boiled down to this moment – and, at last, the toy is theirs! 1,080 more words

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On Saturday, when I left my flat to go to the Ronald McDonald House (known from here onwards as either the House, or RMH), something happened on my way to the bus stop. 1,525 more words


Richard's story: Living with diabetes and taking control

One of the driving forces behind the work we are doing at CM Health is around supporting and empowering people to better manage their long-term conditions at home. 831 more words

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For those of you who have read my monthly blog before, you might be surprised by this month’s subject. Joan Allen didn’t serve in the military. 534 more words

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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

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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

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