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Rachel’s Gift, the final episode: Rachel Speaks for Herself

This is the eighth and final episode of “Rachel’s Gift”.  Listen as Rachel finally reveals her “Gift”.  Invite your friends to listen and ‘catch up’ on previous episodes.  If you missed episodes go to ‘Recent Posts’ from November 28 (right hand column). Ladies and Gentlemen, here’s Rachel:  Thanks for your support for our Passion 4 Youth Art program […]

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Rachel’s Gift, Episode Seven: Looking towards the future

“Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23.  To listen to the audio backgrounder, click:  Rachel’s Gift episode 7  If you missed episodes go to ‘Recent Posts’ (right hand column), beginning November 28. “I don’t like to look too far into the future, it’s overwhelming and you don’t really know what the future holds.  If I […]

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Rachel’s Gift, Episode Six: Growing and Developing

“Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23. To listen to the audio backgrounder, click:  Rachel’s Gift episode 6.  If you missed episodes go to ‘Recent Posts’ (right hand column). “I really think the work skills program is a big part of why I’ve stayed clean.  It has given me structure.  I have made some goals […]

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Rachel’s Gift, Episode Five: The Birth of Hope

“Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23.  To listen to the audio backgrounder, click: Rachel’s Gift episode 5   If you missed episodes go to ‘Recent Posts’ (right hand column)..  I was on the streets and my boyfriend took me to some of the drop ins in the city. He took me to the OIM […]

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Rachel’s Gift, Episode Four, The spiral downwards continues…

“Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23.  Go to www.chri.ca for the audio backgrounders to Rachel’s stories.  This time when I got out of jail I couldn’t go to Ottawa – I was banned from Ottawa.  You know, I wasn’t supposed to be in Ottawa, but I didn’t have anywhere else to […]

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Rachel’s Gift, Episode Three, “My first line, and move to Ottawa”

“Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23.  To listen to the audio backgrounder, click:  Rachel’s Gift episode 3 If you missed episodes go to ‘Recent Posts’ (right hand column). So I was at a party and I saw my mom doing a line of coke and I was shocked.   “Wuh?  What are you doing?” and […]

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Rachel’s Gift: Episode Two, The early years: ages 9 to 16

Rachel’s Gift is an 8 part series until December 23.  To listen to the audio backgrounder from CHRI radio, click:   Rachel’s Gift episode 2 “We moved a lot, especially from the time I was nine until sixteen.  I counted, and we moved thirty-eight times in those seven years.  Just one step ahead of eviction some of the […]

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No Where to Go

We were eating lunch when about twelve taps at the door came, softly, rhythmically and then stopped. We looked at each other and guessed it was the one of our guys that always came when we were closed.  “Pete, for sure,” and we  agreed. We opened the door to find Rachel, a twenty something native […]