Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

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Though each person in this book regards him/herself as ordinary, Goody Niosi reveals exactly how their lives have been exemplary. In sharing these people's stories and dreams, Niosi provides an inspirational reminder that we all have the ability to find our dream, stay true to it and live it. The Order of British Columbia was established in 1989 to recognise and honour ordinary citizens who have made a difference in the lives of others. Goody Niosi offers the stories of seventeen of these recipients.A plumber or a carpenter would turn up, work for a day or two, and then find a more lucrative position at the shipyards. ... In 1946 Sarah sold the place for $8, 000, and with $4, 500 of the money she bought a property in North Vancouver thatanbsp;...

Title:Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
Author:Goody Niosi
Publisher:Heritage House Publishing Co - 2002


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