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Beyond firefighters, medical staff, social workers and police officers, the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that there are even more heroes among us. Truck drivers, grocery store clerks, cooks and couriers now rightfully hold an esteemed place in our collective consciousness as they put their health at risk to keep society functioning.
After Roop Chittineni finished high school in his hometown of Hyderabad, India he moved to Southern Ontario to pursue a degree in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. He liked exercising and thought that if he learned more about the human body he could use that knowledge to elevate everyone’s life experience.
What does a set of 1940s floorboards have to teach us about COVID living?


Posted 2019-05-14
It was a man of few words who taught me to see all stories, even the ones that cannot be spoken.
Posted 2019-05-03
From “Accidental Friends: Stories from my life in community” by Beth Porter – now available in Canada from Novalis
Posted 2019-03-28
Joe Clayton shared his powerful life story at a recent symposium, Flying to Freedom: The Journey from Institutionalization in Ontario and at L’Arche Toronto’s Listen to My Story. This article is reprinted with permission from Community Living Ontario.



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