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Dedicated single mother and multi-talented professional, Newfoundland native Chelsea Cumby balances a hectic schedule, excelling at competitive fitness at an elite level 
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Many of us are guilty of throwing down excuses, some good and justifiable and some paper thin, for not making the most of our physical capabilities. My

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This year, Mother’s Day will hold extra special meaning for two Conception Bay South friends
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Margaret Morgan will be a mother on Mother’s Day in 2019. While this doesn’t seem like an extraordinary happening, it really is – it took many years, a number of complicated medical procedures, thousands

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By: Alexander Thomas Kennedy
A driven and determined athlete, Cassandra McGrath is the 2019 Easter Seals Ambassador for Newfoundland and Labrador
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Cassandra McGrath recently returned from representing Newfoundland at the Canada Games. Now, the 14-year-old Torbay resident will represent Easter Seals as its new provincial ambassador.
Cassandra, or ‘Cass’

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Globe-trotting activist and sexual abuse survivor Gemma Hickey discusses their trip to the Vatican City for a pivotal clergy abuse summit 
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Gemma Hickey is a globe-trotting activist. They cover some serious distance – 938km by foot walking across the island in 2015 to raise awareness for clergy abuse, over

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From acclaimed stage production to groundbreaking anthology, transVersing is one of the first trans-authored traditionally published books in Newfoundland history. 
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Described as “Shakespeare meets slam poetry and the fiddle meets soapbosquirex rant” by its publishing company Breakwater Books, transVersing is possibly the first trans-authored, traditionally published book to come

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Epilepsy NL Purple Day Ambassador Lisa Pack shares her story of struggle and determination to spread awareness on a life-changing medical condition
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When Lisa Pack of Hermitage was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2016, she knew her life was about to change. Pack was 18 years old at the time.

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Ron Pumphrey was many things; broadcaster, author and city councillor. In this special one-on-one, Marilyn Pumphrey reflects on the man, the legend – her husband
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What a wonderful world Marilyn Pumphrey lived in for 40years. “Ron was a beautiful husband and I miss him everyday,” she begins. What does

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Ambassadors for the YACC Shave for the Brave in 2019, Naomi-Lee Cheeke shares her story
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Naomi-Lee Cheeke can’t wait to meet more YACCers. The 23-year-old isn’t referring to people who talk incessantly. Rather YACC is an acronym for Young Adult Cancer Canada – a national network of hundreds of

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Tony Bussey, the Newfoundlander who lost half of his body weight, talks about his recently published book chronicling his extreme weight loss journey 
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Where most weight loss books take a more dry, fact-based and instructional approach, Newfoundlander Tony Bussey takes the opposite route. In his new book, Through Thick

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