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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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How Sydney made her own second chance

How Sydney made her own second chance

She isn't alone in having difficulties in her first year at college and Sault College says there are now supports in place to help students get through those tough transitions
Son builds virtual Minecraft zoo and memorial to honour his deceased father <b>(9 photos)</b>

Son builds virtual Minecraft zoo and memorial to honour his deceased father (9 photos)

And he created a Canada 150 mural tile in honour of his father, Jean-Paul ‘JP’ Menard, one of the city's top forensic scientists who passed away last November
Sault-raised drone photographer sends images from his arctic voyage <b> (11 aerial drone shots and video) </b>

Sault-raised drone photographer sends images from his arctic voyage (11 aerial drone shots and video)

Ryan Rizzo is travelling across the country, documenting less-populated areas, and is on the front line of conservation drone photography
Evelyn still singing and strumming, has a lot of great memories <b>(video)</b>

Evelyn still singing and strumming, has a lot of great memories (video)

At 94, the Sault’s Evelyn Richards still loves country music, acting in skits for seniors; her film of Queen Elizabeth’s 1959 visit to Sault has made it to YouTube
VIDEO: He's painted for princes and prime ministers

VIDEO: He's painted for princes and prime ministers

Local artist Doug Hook looks back on his 40+ years of painting
Sault native now working in the 'center' of it all in Washington, D.C.

Sault native now working in the 'center' of it all in Washington, D.C.

Laura Dawson works to inform Americans on trade issues; says coming from border town has helped
Charlotte's legs are bruised from smacking into walls - she needs a new wheelchair

Charlotte's legs are bruised from smacking into walls - she needs a new wheelchair

Charlotte Cuthbertson's wheelchair was always a lemon. It finally went 'kaput' and her friends and family are raising funds to get her a new one
'In Pakistan, we had to pour boiled water through a cheesecloth to make it drinkable . . . it's insulting for this to be happening to people here'

'In Pakistan, we had to pour boiled water through a cheesecloth to make it drinkable . . . it's insulting for this to be happening to people here'

When Hasan learned some First Nations don't have clean drinking water, it prompted him to embark on on a madcap journey across Canada
Sault couple’s story to become a national treasure <b>(5 photos)</b>

Sault couple’s story to become a national treasure (5 photos)

Sault woman and husband to donate over 400 wartime letters to Canadian War Museum; letters from Sault veteran to sweetheart are heartwarming and heart rending
His great grandfather got to see it restored four days before he died <b>(4 photos)</b>

His great grandfather got to see it restored four days before he died (4 photos)

Daniel Black restored his great grandfather's 1953 tractor and presented it to him while he was at ARCH hospice