Talk4Hope: Small Gesture Best Friend

TaxiDriverCanada is a huge country and not too populated so they open their doors to loads of people from all corners of the world who are young enough to add to the work force and hopefully add to the population by starting a family there.

My taxi driver from downtown Saskatoon to the airport told me his story about coming to live in Canada from his home on a farm in the north of India. He is a computer engineer pursuing a masters degree in computer technology. He knew no one in Canada. When he arrived at the airport, he called the number of a man who was supposed to help him get settled. The man did not pick up his phone. He sat at the airport for a while thinking about what he would do. A man approached him and asked if everything was OK. He explained that he doesn’t know how to begin his life in Canada. The man said he knew of two men looking for a third to share an apartment. He called and the place was still available. The man was a taxi driver and drove him there. To pay his way through school, he too became a taxi driver and the two are still best of friends.

 

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By | 2016-10-14T15:18:13+00:00 September 14th, 2014|Making Life Meaningful, Simply Story, Talk for Hope|0 Comments

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Eva Grayzel, a nationally recognized Master Storyteller and performance artist, was diagnosed at age 33 with stage IV oral cancer and given a 15% chance of survival. After regaining her deep vibrant voice, Eva applied her stage skills to communicate the depth of her experience in a unique and powerful way. For over a decade, Eva has captivated dental professionals worldwide using her story as a catalyst for change. She performed ‘Tongue-Tied’ Off-Broadway in New York City to a sold-out audience. A champion for early detection, Eva founded the Six-Step Screening™ oral cancer awareness campaign, for which she was recognized by the American Academy of Oral Medicine. She is the author of ‘Mr. C Plays Hide & Seek’ and ‘Mr. C the Globetrotter.’ In 2017, she created ‘My Story Legacy,’ a creative format to document family stories, life values and wisdom for future generations.

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