She remembers teaching her how to ride a bike, how so very proud of her daughter she was when she finally got the hang of it. She doesn’t blame the system for taking her away; she knows it’s for the best.  She can’t look after her...

His family calls him the ‘Sick one’. Throughout his life, they ridiculed him; they tolerated his ‘episodes’ and even at times tried to get help for him.  Now they have given up on him, they are ashamed and embarrassed and don’t include him in the family...

If you look closely, his scars tell his story. He grew up an air force brat.  His home life was regimented but his parents were loving and compassionate.  They couldn’t understand why he started to cut himself, they did everything they could to help, but nothing...

When she was a little girl, she had dreams.  She wanted to be an actress, to see her name in the lights.  She would look at her self in the mirror and practise posing and speaking lines from her favourite movies. Now she poses for someone...

The salty smell of the hot dog stand fills the air and reminds him that he hasn’t eaten that day.  He makes his way to a few of his favourite garbage cans hoping he will find something to fill his belly when suddenly, he notices...

With her backpack slung carelessly over her shoulder and her heart full of new possibilities, she walked along the hallway that was lined with familiar faces.  It was the first day of school and the uncertainty of what the new school year would bring started...

It wasn’t all that bad, he really was a good dad when he was feeling better.  He was so much fun and they went on adventures of a lifetime.  He made her feel like she mattered to him, he made time for her and she...

When she walked into the room, all eyes were on her not because she was beautiful but because she just had that special something about her that She had that way about her, she lite up the room with her bubbly personality and her zest...

She hides crouched in her familiar corner on the street, her life’s struggles etched on her face.  Her eyes, shifting back and forth, watching for signs of danger she knows are out there.  The voices linger and hold her mind captive and her every thought,...

From the moment he wakes up in the morning, he is a happy man.  He gets ready for the day and smiles easily to himself while taking a moment to reflect on his life.  His good friend, Wayne Gretzky, helped him get the position as a locker...