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B.C. residential school survivor says he was starved

July 18, 2013
B.C. residential school survivor says he was starved

Alvin Dixon says he was forcibly taken from his family in Bella Bella, B.C., when he was a child and relocated to Port Alberni, where he says he and many of his classmates were starved. CBC | British Columbia News

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Survivor of random shooting says flinch saved his life

July 12, 2013
Survivor of random shooting says flinch saved his life

A man shot in the head at point blank range by a stranger outside a Vancouver comedy club last week says an instinctive flinch saved his life. CBC | British Columbia News

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Survivor recalls how discarded mortar killed two childhood pals

June 19, 2013

David Crane still has the scars, the nightmares and the limp from an explosion more than five decades ago when he and his young friends unwittingly discovered live ammunition at a site once used by the Canadian military. Fifty years later, the sole survivor of the blast says he is still waiting for his apology [...]

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Newly wed survivor of Burns Lake blast missing, believed drowned in B.C. lake

June 11, 2013

A Burns Lake man is being remembered as a fighter – and a life saver. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Survivor of Burns Lake sawmill blast presumed drowned in fishing accident

June 11, 2013

Newly married Sid Neville being hailed as a hero for rescuing nephew globeandmail – British Columbia

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