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Born in Calgary, I moved to Kitchener, Ontario, with my mother at a young age and then to the rural village of Atwood. Leaving the city to grow up in a farming community taught me about diversity at a young age. It was through picking field stones and working at local assembly plants that I learned the value of hard work and gained appreciation for the work ethic I was developing. In my early 20s, I moved to Halifax to explore the Maritimes and while there, attended a private business college to obtain my diploma in paralegal studies. I moved back to Ontario to have and raise my two children, working for 8 years as a systems administrator for Home Hardware Stores Limited corporate office and as an office clerk for a small engineering company. Two years ago, I decided that I was not going to give up on my dream (since the age of 7!) of attending law school. To balance family and work commitments and continue my educational journey, I enrolled in an undergrad program with Athabasca University. An outdoorsy gal, I enjoy spending my free time up on the Bruce Peninsula hiking, snowshoeing, and kayaking. I am passionate about many causes including homelessness, human rights, and sustainable eco tourism. I love attending AU and am grateful for the opportunity it provides to live my life to the fullest without having to sacrifice my educational goals.
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