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A leap of faith: Meet James Hunt It’s true. Sometimes, when you least expect it good things happen. And that is the case for 43-year-old James Hunt. After a long battle with drugs and alcohol, he found the light. And much more, too. He found his purpose in life. And when he looks back today, nine years into sober living, James still can’t help but harbour some uncomfortable feelings of who he once was. Maintaining sobriety is a lifelong thing, says James. It’s a commitment, a promise, to yourself. James is open and honest and he’s got a big, caring heart. He’s a man of faith but he hasn’t always been
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A safe hangout for teens Local youth hang out, The Hideout, is a place where teenagers in the Virden area can experience, as per the vision statement, support through “a community of hope, where no young person goes hungry; spiritually, emotionally, physically or relationally”. As a satellite of the Brandon chapter, Westman Youth For Christ, The Hideout has been a positive place for students to hang out with their peers and enjoy games, food, music and more. Youth For Christ began in the Westman region in 1958 as a Christian organization dedicated to serving young people. Youth For Christ started Virden
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