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Lest We Forget

Every year at this time of year I post a video of my Grandmother to my Facebook page. 

She is a great lady at a grand old age today and what is more, she has the perspective of two world wars. That perspective has helped shape her life and she insists that as much as we may struggle in the western world today, we really don't understand the meaning of the word “struggle”.

She shares a fascinating and sometimes heartbreaking tale of determination, struggle and ultimately victory by raising her family through difficult times.



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About the Author

For the past twenty years Mark has been involved in real estate development and consulting and is currently a REALTOR with Sage Executive Group in Kelowna.

His column, brings a unique perspective on what may be important to us in the future as we come to grips with fast paced change in a world that few people barely recognize.

His influences come from the various travels he undertakes as an Adventurer, Philanthropist and Keynote Speaker. More information can be found on Mark at his website www.markjenningsbates.com

 



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