In 1959, young sprinter Harry Jerome was breaking records at local Vancouver track meets. Olympics-bound, he was Canada’s most promising track and field star. By 1962, after suffering a gruesome leg injury, there was every reason to think that his racing days were over. But Jerome was not just a champion on the track; he was doubly determined off it. This is the triumphant and compelling story of what Jerome's own coach called "the greatest comeback in track and field history."
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The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters
Combining the ancient wool-working traditions of the Coast Salish people and knitting techniques of English and Scottish settlers, Cowichan sweaters...
Take Me Home
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