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For one 30-plus year volunteer, The Janeway Telethon is the gift that just keeps on giving, one joyous phone call at a time
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Barry Lewis Green has been giving his time and talent to children’s hospitals for 32 years – give or take – he adds with a laugh. 

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For over three decades and counting, the Janeway Children’s Miracle Network Telethon aims to give back and support the sick and injured children of the province
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It is a tradition of giving back that has stretched for over three decades. The 35th annual Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrates the

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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. 
 
Described as “Shakespeare meets slam poetry and the fiddle meets soapbox rant” by its publishing company Breakwater Books, transVersing is possibly the first trans-authored, traditionally published book to come

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Environmental artist Marlene Creates reflects on her life and love of Newfoundland after earning the most prestigious honour of her career
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Visual artist Marlene Creates has a fascination and deep-rooted connection with the pristine nature of Newfoundland and Labrador unlike any who have called this great island home. 
It was

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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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