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Moashella’s story

Moashella Shortte, the author of “Mirror” a book for children released on May 4, is an early childhood educator who grew up in Lower Bay. She now makes her home in Montreal with her husband, Dr. Daniel Pérusse, a researcher in the field of child development and neuroscience. Together they founded Learning 4 Young Minds , a company thatContinue reading “Moashella’s story”

Carmette’s Story

by Glen Herbert “We call it the Big Rock,” says Carmette Gooding, “but it’s the only rock.” She recalls jumping off of it into the surf when she was growing up on Bequia. “We’d wait for the biggest wave to come, then we’d jump in it. When the wave was breaking. We loved that, IContinue reading “Carmette’s Story”

Look for the helpers

In the wake of 9/11, Fred Rogers took to the airwaves to talk to children about when something catastrophic happens. Speaking as much to the adults watching as to the kids, he said “always look for the helpers. Because if you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope.” You, me, people all aroundContinue reading “Look for the helpers”

Jamell’s story

by Glen Herbert What is it like to be Jamell Ollivierre? I can’t answer that question, of course—certainly we can’t really know what it’s like to be anyone other than who we are—though the outlines are there. I met with him one morning at the patio of Keegan’s in Lower Bay, just off the beach,Continue reading “Jamell’s story”

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