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Wes Lucus

Breakthrough Specialist in London

What I Learned From My Mission To Mars

PRESENTED ON APR 25, 2017
IN LONDON, ONTARIO @ VOL 2

Wes Lucus was warned. It wouldn’t be easy. But what he experienced in that space shuttle would teach him one of the most valuable life lessons.

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Building Hope: Why I Chose to Support the Case for At-Risk Mothers

BY SARAH ASHFIELD
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

A look at the life of Sarah Ashfield: raised in an adopted family and what led to her decision to spearhead The New Addition Campaign.

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Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World

BY ANDREW KASZOWSKI
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

"You can do what you dream of."

In Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World at PechaKucha Night London, Ontario Vol. 1, Andrew Kaszowski shares how he lived out his dream of traveling the world. He took his writing and design experience to sea, setting sail as Publications Editor aboard Crystal Cruises’ four-month World Cruise. He has been to 38 countries. Learn how Andrew did exactly what he dreamed of doing: and got paid to do it!

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Dog Rescue - Fostering Adventure

BY JAMIE KRUSPEL
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Jamie Kruspel shares his journey rescuing and fostering dogs. The fun, the chaos, the emotion...as they become part of my family then their own as they find their forger homes.

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Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown

BY KATY BOYCHUK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

"My journey of finding my birth mother lead me to the gratitude I have for my parents."
 
In honor of International Family Day, we highlight a PechaKucha Presentation that truly embodies what family is, while simultaneous breaks its mold, and in turn, captures our hearts.
 
In "Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown" from PechaKucha Night London, Ontario, Katy Boychuk shares the story of her adoption at birth and the personal journey she embarked on when almost most 30 years later, she read her private adoption file for the first time and decided to find her birth mother. This is when her search began.
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Exploring the Potential of Poop

BY DEEPA BUTOLIYA
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Deepa Butoliya's presentation highlights the value of what we consider our extreme waste, the fecal matter commonly known as poop through Provocative examples from the world. 

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I'm Not Afraid of Who I Used to Be

BY GLENDALYNN DIXON
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Glendalynn Dixon poses the questions: What does our life looked like when told backwards? What could you have guessed about a person's past by knowing them today? Missed opportunities and lucky breaks present themselves in a different light when you already know how a story ends.

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My food journey

BY AMY MATHIAS
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Arriving from England, the last thing Amy Mathias expected to be different was the food. Everything looks the same, tastes the same, but is most definitely not the same! 

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Memories are greater than dreams

BY GAURAV SHINDE
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

in 2014, Gaurav Shinde became the first Indian to sail in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Today he will speak more about the journey and how he works to create memories from his dreams. 

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Becoming an Advocate

BY ILA MADA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Ila Mada will speak a little about her experiences as a new lawyer, and what she's learned regarding different styles of communication and how they are perceived by other people.