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Great Stories

Do you know someone with a great story? We want to share it!

Everyone knows a great person with a great story. So, our concept is simple. Find amazing people in our community with great stories to tell and share those stories with everyone else.

We are looking for heroes, philanthropists, innovators, volunteers, good neighbours, visionaries, donors, adventurers, veterans or anyone you think is a great person with a unique story.

Submit a short summary that includes the name of the person and the story you think we should highlight. Give us your name and contact info as well as the contact for the person you want us to write about (or he best person to contact that can tell their story).

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Caring: Two great Moms love to help families, sick children

Caring: Two great Moms love to help families, sick children

Amanda and Heather plan a second consecutive visit to Sault Area Hospital with gifts for sick children
VIDEO: Giving back: Family honours father's legacy

VIDEO: Giving back: Family honours father's legacy

James Bennett is described by his family as a kind, caring, and giving person, who always did whatever he could to help. When he passed away earlier this year, his family noticed many ways in which end-of-life care could be improved with help from some fundraising.
Dedication: Tracy's Dream is looking for a few good men

Dedication: Tracy's Dream is looking for a few good men

To date, she has raised over $30,000 in her effort to provide free parking tokens for cancer patients
VIDEO: Hospital helper: May has spent half a century giving back

VIDEO: Hospital helper: May has spent half a century giving back

May Forster has been a familiar face around our area hospitals for the last five decades. She has been volunteering in countless positions for over 50 years, and has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.
A NEW LIFE: 'I think we have the resources to help people in need, so why not?'

A NEW LIFE: 'I think we have the resources to help people in need, so why not?'

A Rwandan woman who has lived in a Malawian refugee camp since 2000, will attend Algoma University for the 2016-2017 school year
VIDEO: CARING CITIZEN - The heartwarming reason Sue's front yard is full of boxes

VIDEO: CARING CITIZEN - The heartwarming reason Sue's front yard is full of boxes

When SooToday interviewed Sue Lowen last Thursday about her appeal for clothes to send to those affected by the wildfires in Fort McMurray, she had received just a few boxes and bags.
VIDEO: Good neighbour: Randy's undercover kindness caught on camera

VIDEO: Good neighbour: Randy's undercover kindness caught on camera

A local retired steelworker has continued working for his community well into his retirement, and most recently was snapped doing an annual neighbourhood clean-up of his own. The photo was shared on social media, garnering many positive comments about how a small gesture from one person can really make a difference.
Hero: Brave sailor remembers war, HMCS Sault Ste. Marie (5 photos)

Hero: Brave sailor remembers war, HMCS Sault Ste. Marie (5 photos)

Effort is underway to retrieve ship's bell, bring it home to the Sault
Volunteer: Legion's first female president helps the young, comforts elderly

Volunteer: Legion's first female president helps the young, comforts elderly

Patterson visits veterans, helps the young develop a love for reading
Donor: How this new Sault pastry shop owner saved a life <b>(8 photos)</b>

Donor: How this new Sault pastry shop owner saved a life (8 photos)

Erica Tomlinson and others shared their organ donation stories at the 5km 'Transplant Trot' charity run on Saturday