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Archive | June, 2015

Aspiring to Ironman

Every year, the IRONMAN Kona Inspired program awards seven starting spots in the annual IRONMAN World Championship event on Hawaii’s Kona Coast to athletes with exceptional stories. This year, Win Charles and her cousin Barbara Ann Bernard hope to be among those chosen to participate in the ultimate triathlon. Is it a big goal to […]

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The Accessible Icon – Changing the Perception of Disabled Individuals

One of the things that many of us rarely take the time to think about are symbols: the manner in which symbols are all around us, and are part of our interaction with the world; the manner in which symbols affect – either consciously or subconsciously – the way we see a particular item or […]

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Helping Children See What They Can Accomplish In Life

In 1948, Merrywood – located between Smiths Falls and Perth, in Eastern Ontario – was built as a summer camp for children with polio, in an effort to help these children better assimilate into the world around them. Over the years, the camp grew into a summer retreat for children with disabilities, and the experience […]

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