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Photo showcase December 31, 2013

The Telegram asked its team of photojournalists to pick one image from 2013 that meant the most to them. Here are their selections:

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Dan Norman and his wife, Katty, enjoy every moment they spend together. — File photo by Rhonda Hayward/The Telegram
The fight to save the seal hunt December 18, 2013

The fight to save the seal hunt started the moment the first seal was harvested off the coast of Newfoundland, but the real battles began when celebrity animal rights activists took up the cause. The Telegram has covered the hunt, and the fight, for many years. Here is a selection of our most recent stories.

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During a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) event, comedian Mark Critch offers Pamela Anderson (in sunglasses) a cheque Tuesday afternoon in exchange for giving up her acting career. The PETA event was interrupted by the comedian as they tried to offer $1 million to end the seal hunt. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Local stories: Struggles with depression and mental health December 16, 2013

In a series of interviews and research, reporter Bonnie Belec speaks with people working through depression or mental health issues. They talk about the personal struggles, fights with and friends in the health care system, and the hopes they have for the future.

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Lisa Tucker’s husband is fighting depression. She says not being able to find the care and treatment he needs just makes matters worse. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Miscarriages in Emergency November 19, 2013

When, on Nov. 5, 2013, The Telegram published Barb Sweet's account of a woman who suffered a miscarriage in a local hospital emergency room, the response was swift. The number and variety of stories from people who had similar experiences continues to grow.

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The emergency room at St. Clare's in St. John's