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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).

Submit below.


Volunteers: Couple says 'Don't wait, help while you can'

Volunteers: Couple says 'Don't wait, help while you can'

Devoted husband and wife share their talents and compassion at local hospice
VIDEO: Local writer's storied career includes vampires and Walt Disney

VIDEO: Local writer's storied career includes vampires and Walt Disney

Local author Helen Arvonen had an impressive international writing career, publishing over a dozen books. But the stories behind her stories are the most interesting of all.
"I've had an interesting life"

"I've had an interesting life"

The Sault's Harvey Christie joined the navy at 16, kissed a famous actress, fixed Springsteen's bus
Do you know someone with a GREAT story?

Do you know someone with a GREAT story?

We want to share it!
Their fathers would be proud <b> (11 photos) </b>

Their fathers would be proud (11 photos)

Two graduates share their similar tragic stories at Algoma University's Convocation ceremony on Saturday
Big Brothers a perfect match for Sault man

Big Brothers a perfect match for Sault man

Good attitude, good Mom, match with Big Brother and scholarship have helped Braydon Middaugh
VIDEO: Local hero: Pilot survives being shot down and taken prisoner

VIDEO: Local hero: Pilot survives being shot down and taken prisoner

On this, the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, we hear a harrowing story of war and inspiring fight for survival from Harold Soderlund. Harold was a pilot in the Second World War who survived his plane being shot down and was then held as a prisoner of war for over nine months.
VIDEO: Trailblazer: Troy's mission enters 5th year

VIDEO: Trailblazer: Troy's mission enters 5th year

When Troy Chandler was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at 28 years old, he knew nothing about the condition or what it meant for his future. This sparked a journey for Troy and his wife Annette, that led to the creation of an event that raises awareness and provides support to those living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in our community.
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.