Life takes some horrible turns and all you can do is pick yourself up and keep going. Our daughter, Rehtaeh Parsons, died April 7th, 2013 by suicide at the age of 17. Her death left us devastated.
Life can be cruel and life can be hard. Learn from your past and grow as you walk your path. There is healing in adventure and joy can be found along the way. Especially if the journey is shared with someone you love and loves you unconditionally.
We wish you peace and hope you join us!
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Backlash: Misogyny in the Digital Age is on CBC Gem
“These days, cyberharassment is the price many women pay when they choose a life in the public eye. Some decide to quit, and how can we blame them? Equally troubling: some girls and women are no longer considering careers in the public sphere because they don't want to deal with the cyberviolence that comes with it. They are silencing
Glen Canning is an advocate for victims of sexual assault. He has spoken about Rehtaeh’s experience throughout Canada and the US.
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Adriana Kuch and Madison Brooks
There are two heartbreaking stories out of the United States in the past few weeks. The first is the story of Adriana Kuch, a New Jersey teenager who ended her life after a video of her being attacked circulated online. The second is the
Sending Messages Into The Wind
“There are many people who were not able to say goodbye. There are families who wish they could have said something at the end, had they known they wouldn’t get to speak again.” Itaru Sasaki Wind Phone Creator
Committing To Posting More
"I am so busy doing nothing... that the idea of doing anything - which as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything." Jerry Seinfeld Comedian
Finding Our Feet
It feels surreal, waking up with a new mission in our lives after all that time on the road. For the next week we're staying with family, Jim and Shari, as we look for a place to call home. We're still uncertain where we'll
We're back in Canada! It's been a journey and it feels good to be back. Getting some well deserved rest in Ottawa while we look for our next home. It's hard to believe how well everything worked out for us. We drove 16,240.1 kilometres
Leaving San Felipe
We spent a total of 9 weeks in San Felipe, Mexico, and drove back across the border New Years Day. The drive to Calexico, California, takes about 2 1/2 hours and it's a pretty uneventful trip. I made a mistake at the border and
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