Once they reach adulthood, some adopted children want to know who their birth parents are. They want some closure, hope it helps them better understand who they are.
But what if you know who your parents are … and you remember them giving you up?
Nathalie Sturgeon has her story.
Fashion retail isn’t for the feint of heart.
As customers increasing do their shopping online, chains such as Danier Leathers, Tip Top Tailors, and American Apparel have all been forced to close their doors or filed for creditor protection in Canada. The ones that continue to prosper, like H&M, are huge international companies with the buying power to keep costs down and keep up with “fast fashion” trends. But in Fredericton, at least one local storefront is breaking the mould. Alyssa Gould takes a look at how Shop Tilleuil is keeping pace in the “fast fashion” world.
Ever thought that you just don’t quite fit in your family?
Maybe not like Steve Martin in the film “The Jerk.” But still.
Jonathan Harrison has this take on growing up in a family dedicated to law enforcement.
Beauty is only skin deep.
It’s easy enough to say. But not every couple has the depth of love to not only survive, but flourish, after a terrible, disfiguring accident occurs.
Joel St. Peters has this story about his grandfather and grandmother.
International university students come to Fredericton for many reasons.
But most come from families able to afford the higher tuition fees for non-Canadians.
Growing up in Morelia, Mexico, Lulu Pastrana never dreamed she could afford to go abroad for university. But then one day her life changed.
Tiziana Zevallos has her story.
Many people wish they had learned how to play a musical instrument or at least wished they had kept up with that old clarinet or trombone they had picked up in high school.
And as music lovers get to the end of their middle age and beyond, they often find that playing an instrument keeps the mind active and the fingers nimble.
Sarah Morin is a journalism student at St. Thomas University. She takes a look at the Second Chances Band in Fredericton … the music they make and the comforts it brings.
Many of us get a little uncomfortable looking back at pictures of our high school selves… the fashion is dated, complexions may not be clear… and we may even think to ourselves: “I don’t even look like that anymore!”
But for the Vickers twins, originally from Blackville, that change has been more extreme than for most.
Produced by Leticia Leon DeGante.
Father Shawn Daley became the chaplain at St. Thomas University last year.
Before that, he was a cloistered Trappist monk in Rogersville for two decades before getting out into the world to do missionary work. Still, Father Daley has connecting with the world in a way many priests are unable to. Produced By Angela Bosse