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By: Jason Sheppard
A celebrated Labrador artist shares his story of losing everything because of alcohol and drug addictions ?–  finding his way back to sobriety by creating art
Scott Pynn,  born and raised in Labrador City, began painting and drawing at a young age under the guidance of his grandfather,

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Ryan Snelgrove and his family give back to the autism community in the best way possible: by sharing their talent and love of music with others 
Proud dad Chris Snelgrove extended the invite to one and all.
“Good morning. My son Ryan was the recipient this year of the Hair

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Local artists JohnBoy and Racquel present a most powerful musical collaboration that includes a touching bit of family history 
“After the most wonderful journey in our music career, we’d like to present Relations Between Nations,” JohnBoy Walsh shared, introducing his latest music video to the online world.
“I have to thank

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Gary Smith, a singer-songwriter from Conception Bay South, opens up to The Newfoundland Herald about his latest single Just One More Day, and the tragedy behind the lyrics
Globally, more than 700,000 people take their own life every year, and every day an average of more than 10 Canadians die

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Tireless and brave local activist Gemma Hickey reflects on the rocky road against prejudice and equality for those in the LGBTQQIP2SAA community
On November 29, 2021, Bill C-4, a bill to amend the criminal code making it illegal to practice conversion therapy in Canada, was tabled. 
NL’s own Gemma Hickey

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Kellie’s Got Talent, and so much more. The Herald goes one-on-one with the undeniable rising star that has the nation talking, Kellie Loder 
“Has life changed?,” opens our sitdown with Kellie Loder, the resident pride of Newfoundland and Labrador. “Change” could be the understatement of the century. Loder, who’s graduated from

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The late Sara Sexton was always an advocate for her son Tommy, recalls Tommy’s sister Mary Sexton.  
“Mom was 97 when she died, and she always loved everyone – it didn’t matter their sexuality or  their colour or religion. Love was love as far as mom was concerned,” she

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Sometimes good things happen to good people. It’s a fringe statement, as rare as a unicorn, but when these mythical chupacabras rise from the ether, they always hit close to the heart.
Kellie Loder is such a person deserving of all the praise, accolades and legacy-building moments they deserve. 
Loder,

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Hope, healing and truths of place and purpose are at the heart of the emotional third studio album of award-winning duo Fortunate Ones
Who are we? What is our purpose? What do we do when that purpose is gone?
Those were looming questions Catherine Allan and Andrew James O’Brien –

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