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  • From racing bikes to riding a wheelchair — Saskatchewan-born author shares his story

    From racing bikes to riding a wheelchair — Saskatchewan-born author shares his story

    As he lay like a ragdoll on the track, Monte Perepelkin remembers the sensation of a warm wave, as if a powerful drug was coursing through his veins. Then came the realization he couldn’t move. He was barely 30-years-old back then, on Feb. 12 1999, a married father of two young daughters, a carpenter by […]
  • Rural Alberta abuse survivor pens memoir of family's trials

    Rural Alberta abuse survivor pens memoir of family's trials

    Still living at the scene of her longtime torment near Grande Prairie, abuse survivor Holly Crichton shakes off excessive praise: “I’m just this tiny little grey-haired wheelchair woman. I do not have a cape on.” The 58-year-old mother endured the consistent barbs and fists of her husband Sandy for decades — until he was shot […]

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