Stories of triumph

Stories of triumph

Leo Horlick makes the trek every morning from his home in Kilbride to the Village Shopping Centre in St. John’s up the steep slope of Columbus Drive.
— Photo by Rhonda Hayward/The Telegram

Life’s daily climb

April 12, 2014 - 4 h 45

Short in stature, a worn, black cane tight in his grip and wearing loose-fitting jeans, his thin legs and hips wobble broadly as he walks.

His long, stringy hair gets beaten about his face if...

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Life’s daily climb

Eliminating the R word

March 05, 2014 - 4 h 32

After being called the R word for many of her young years, she said it wasn’t until she moved out on her own and began reflecting on her life that she realized what the word meant.

Born...

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Eliminating the R word

20 Questions with Shawn Silver

March 30, 2013 - 14 h 40

With his company, iDance, Shawn Silver has been credited with reviving Irish dancing in Newfoundland and Labra­dor.

Through partnerships with other dance companies, he has also established...

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Living 1
20 Questions with Shawn Silver

Rehab helped stroke survivor get life back

February 03, 2014 - 4 h 32

But you need access to it, and support and determination, says the 58-year-old St. John’s woman, who had a stroke in 2010.

She wasn’t involved in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s 2014...

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Rehab helped stroke survivor get life back