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Honouring Ric’s journey

After 47 days in intensive care at Royal Inland Hospital, Ric Egan asked his care team to help him leave this world – with hope and in victory. Ric had been in and out of RIH since he became a quadriplegic 30 years ago in a dirt bike accident. Despite those enormous physical challenges, he…

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Kindness you can hear

In the aftermath of the 2017 terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom, something unexpected happened. The community gathered to honour the dead with a spontaneous rendition of Don’t Look Back in Anger by the local band Oasis. When grief renders words inadequate, music can sometimes provide an outlet for the emotions associated with death and…