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Rolland Fox next to his late wife Betty Fox
Rolland Fox next to his late wife Betty Fox

Terry Fox’s dad approaches cancer diagnosis with ‘never give up’ attitude of son

By The Canadian Press
January 26, 2016 - 4:36pm

VANCOUVER — Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed with the disease.

The family announced Tuesday on the Terry Fox Foundation website that 80-year-old Rolland Fox, known as Rolly, was recently diagnosed with lung cancer.

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Living with Alzheimer's disease

By Tanya Cronin
January 25, 2016 - 4:49pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 5:35pm

KAMLOOPS — It's a disease that carries with it quite a stigma.

"When you make a joke about alzheimer's disease you don't allow a person with the disease to be taken seriously," says Tara Hildebrand, Central Interior Support & Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of BC.

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Kamloops families 'Unplug and Play' at Literacy Day

By Adam Donnelly
January 25, 2016 - 3:46pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 5:38pm

KAMLOOPS — Since 1999, January 27th has been ABC Family Literacy Day in Canada. As an early celebration of the the occasion, Kamloops Early Language And Literacy Initiative held it’s 10th annual ‘Unplug And Play Family Literacy Week’ kick off event at the Henry Grube Centre.

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