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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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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
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