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Erin’s Birth Story

Erin found out she was pregnant when she was 17. She still lived with her parents and had just finished high school.Her relationship with her boyfriend was complicated. She had friends who had had an abortion, and friends who...

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Bushmom

What am I doing?It is -45 C and I am starting to feel trapped. I haven’t left the house – unless you count visits to the outhouse or to grab more wood, which at these temperatures are so quick that they hardly bear...

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What Happened to the Kids?

Several months ago I walked into a beauty salon for advice on a skin problem. KaylaDewdney appeared from the back of the shop. She looked at my skin and offered her advice. It worked! Today I made an appointment with her for a...

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How To Cancer

My first idea was to write about women building for Habitat for Humanity. That fell through; no one got back to me. Then, I tried to get in touch with the Victoria Faulkner’s Women Centre to talk to about May being sexualized...

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Love Letter to an Everyday Hero

I knew my mom, Kathy O’Donovan, was something special as far back as my memory allows. I remember being in awe of all her talents, maybe not always appreciative, but in awe none-the-less.The down side of your mother being able...

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Running for a Reason

The Robert Campbell Bridge between Riverdale and downtown Whitehorse will be closed this Sunday. But not for long.The bridge will be closed for approximately 10 minutes around 1 p.m. as over 1,000 runners and walkers make their...

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