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After being completely discouraged and heartbroken over the events of this week, I have decided to make a short documentary I worked on this year public. While teenage boys are being shot and little girls are being pulled out of rivers, how long is it going to take for us to realize that something is terribly … Continue reading pehonan

Dear Jonathan Kay. So this is what reconciliation looks like?

So this is what reconciliation looks like. Yesterday I wrote a piece, about my experiences volunteering for the TRC, and my extreme awe at the amount of courage and strength that was required for these survivors to come forward and share their stories. Many of these stories were shared in the hope of reconciliation. Last week … Continue reading Dear Jonathan Kay. So this is what reconciliation looks like?

Gratitude.

I spent this weekend volunteering at the final Truth and Reconciliation event. It was my job to register survivors and intergenerational survivors. We were instructed to smile and speak with our hearts, not our heads. I am a straight speaking from my ‘head’ person. It is who I am. It is how I score on … Continue reading Gratitude.