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Natalie Olson’s Trip to Japan

Hi everyone, Natalie here! I just got back from a trip to Tokyo, Japan and I want to tell you all about it. I had the opportunity to travel to Japan for a karate tournament with my Shintani team.  I love being part of the team,...

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World Down Syndrome Day in Lethbridge

Hey everyone! It's Brandon! This year I hosted a bowling event for World Down Syndrome Day here in Lethbridge, Alberta at Holiday Bowl. I invited people who have different abilities, their families, and some of their support staff. We played two games of 5 pin bowling,...

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Meet Natalie!

We are excited to announce we have a new VATTA member! Please read below to learn more about her. Hello! My name is Natalie. I am 28 years old and I live in Calgary, Alberta. There are 6 kids in my family and I'm the 4th....

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An Update on Jessie Huggett

We would like to update everyone about Jessie Huggett, VATTA member since 2013. After having her first stroke last summer, Jessie was diagnosed with Moyamoya disease. Find out more about Jessie's recovery in this CBC interview and here is her Fundrazr page. See the incredible work that Jessie...

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Trying New Things!

It's not often that people choose to be so daring, so daring like skydiving from a plane and getting a thrill of a lifetime. Soaring through the sky, being attached to an experienced skydiving teacher, feeling the dream and the breeze, and holding on for dear life. I...

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