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Duncan Holmes’ Stories: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

Mobile laundry for the homeless We have all walked past the homeless many times on our streets. Four years ago, two young Australian men saw a need that wasn’t being filled and were moved to do it despite the obstacles. … Continue reading

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Thankfulness: Del Morrill’s Story: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

Thankfulness Journal writing on Monday, November 14, 2011, 6:50 am, (Re-sent date 11/22/2018) It all started with the blowing of my nose! For some reason this morning, I’m more aware of what we in this country been given to make … Continue reading

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Deb Burnight’s Story: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

By her brother Rick Morain   When Bob Ray died back in July at the age of 89, I wrote about his successful 14-year stint as a popular governor of Iowa. The column mentioned Ray’s salvation of thousands of Hmong refugees … Continue reading

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David Burman’s Story: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

As you know I have been involved with Indigenous world view and regeneration for a long time, and as the situation becomes more dire, my focus has also sharpened.  I have come to the conclusion that the present manifestation of … Continue reading

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Catherine Rockandel’s Stories: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

I facilitate community dialogues on homelessness and supportive housing. These are often emotionally charged meetings as a good percentage of neighbours assume that most homeless are drug addicted people they see pushing shopping carts. This is such a small percentage … Continue reading

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Dave Strong’s Story: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

Picture This….. When I started to think about ordinary people who are making a difference in people’s lives my first thought went to a group that I volunteer with as a facilitator.  But my story is not about me or … Continue reading

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Carole Brown’s Story: Ordinary People Making a Positive Difference

I have had the good fortune to have a career in nutrition service so I have had opportunity to see people from many “walks of life” give of themselves frequently whether it’s reading to an ill person, taking them to … Continue reading

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