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The grandparents that guided her in life and to a career she loves

Holding back tears, Montana Shermann took a deep breath and paused for a moment. “Sorry, I haven’t talked about them for a while.” She pulled herself to the present and continued, “I was close with my grandparents who passed away this year. They’re the reason I went into this field. They were a huge part of my life and I’m…
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As Fate Would Have It

In 1992, 28-year-old Etsuko Fujita came to Vancouver from Japan alone on a one-year ‘working holiday’ visa. On her first day in the new city, she serendipitously made a very special friend. While in the check-in line at the YMCA, she began talking to a Japanese boy standing in front of her who, incidentally, was visiting on the same visa!…
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From Spreadsheets to Smiles and Bubbles

Stenberg College’s Therapeutic Recreation grad, Linda Weatherly loves her new career. “It’s been pretty darn exciting! Anybody can do it.” Read her story…
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From Selling Stocks to Serving Seniors

Sarah Evans is the kind of person anyone would be lucky to count as a friend. Equal parts funny and genuine, she’s the kind of warm-hearted straight shooter one can trust immediately. Sarah’s ability to connect with people of all ages is what led this former banker to the field of Therapeutic Recreation. Born in England, Sarah attended a prestigious all-girls secondary school and followed both of her…
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