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Scaling the mighty Kilimanjaro for clean water

Scaling the mighty Kilimanjaro for clean water

2018/02/05

My name is Spencer West. I have been fortunate to grace over 60 WE.org Day stages in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States as a featured speaker. In all my travels, I have spoken to and interacted with world prominent personalities such as Prince Harry; Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau; former U.S. Vice-President, Al Gore; Martin Luther King III; Mia Farrow; Jennifer Hudson and Natalie Portman; among many others.

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Moulding the Career You Desire

Moulding the Career You Desire

2017/12/21

"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." These words coined by Confucius, an influential Chinese philosopher are wonderful sentiments. However, it is quite a challenge knowing whether or not you love a job until you actually get into it.

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10 Fantastic Films That Feature Disability

10 Fantastic Films That Feature Disability

2017/12/01

Through the medium of film, storytellers can weave an intricate and meaningful tale that often leaves audiences feeling not only entertained, but also inspired and touched. When the characters of a film reflect the complex nature of our own lives, we often feel as though we relate to them on a personal level. Identifying strongly with a character can produce feelings of inclusion and offer insight into our own lives.

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Wacken festival 2017 in a wheelchair

Wacken festival 2017 in a wheelchair

2017/11/07

My name is Andrea Schütt and since 2010 I rely on a manual power assist wheelchair I call ‘Mücke’ (German for ‘mosquito’, usually a nickname for something or someone being small and fast). Here I am again. Has it really been already a year since the last time I sat down and wrote about my previous experiences of W:O:A in a wheelchair? Man! How time flies!

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Diaries of a tuk tuk ride

Diaries of a tuk tuk ride

2017/10/16

My name is Mitch St. Pierre, I have osteogenesis imperfecta, or in other words, my bones are brittle as glass so I use a wheelchair. I know what you must be thinking, what on earth would a person with my condition be doing in a Cambodian jungle, miles from civilization on a wheelchair? Well let's say I'm an adventurous soul. I was here in the jungle, north of Cambodia with my good friend from Canada, Shawn, and our new friend Max who had been working at my hotel.

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