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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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VIDEO: Walking his way to wellness

VIDEO: Walking his way to wellness

In his second trip across the country, Boyd Lalonde continues to raise awareness of depression
Local doctors see patients, even if they don't have a health card  <b>(2 photos)</b>

Local doctors see patients, even if they don't have a health card (2 photos)

The team would be making more money elsewhere, but running the weekly clinics at the Neighbourhood Resource Centre is more rewarding
Rare old photographs of the International Bridge's construction <b>(43 colour photos from 1960-62)</b>

Rare old photographs of the International Bridge's construction (43 colour photos from 1960-62)

Previously unseen by the public, a collection of over 400 colour slides from the bridge's construction has been released by the International Bridge Administration
The Soup Kitchen is running out of food, one family is helping out in a unique way <b>(6 photos)</b>

The Soup Kitchen is running out of food, one family is helping out in a unique way (6 photos)

The Soup Kitchen's shelves are the barest they've been in at least 13 years and the community is rallying to help
Former Saultite invents Force Field in Minnesota <b>(3 photos) </b>

Former Saultite invents Force Field in Minnesota (3 photos)

It's a glow-in-the-dark cloak for kids with a very bizarre backstory
11-year-old girl raises $2,000 for boy with cancer she's never met<b> (4 photos) </b>

11-year-old girl raises $2,000 for boy with cancer she's never met (4 photos)

Sydney Drover has never met Nick Hurst, but that didn't stop her from being moved to have two 'super bake sales' and raise money so the boy can try and get back some of the childhood he lost to cancer
Jurnee's service dog training journey <b>(2 photos, video) </b>

Jurnee's service dog training journey (2 photos, video)

'It’s very courageous, very brave, she’s super committed'
Why William does drag <b>(6 photos)</b>

Why William does drag (6 photos)

In 2012, William Armstrong was diagnosed HIV positive. The first thing he did was make a joke. Then he became a drag queen. Armstrong will be speaking at tonight's candlelight AIDS vigil
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