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“I Am Alive” by Teresa Pocock

“I Am Alive” is the opening poem from Teresa’s new book, Pretty Amazing. It packs added punch when you know, that just a few years ago, her future was written off. But now Teresa has been “reborn” in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. And

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Teresa’s Happy Dance at Change.org

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! Teresa dances and celebrates as she follows and counts every supporter at Change.org. Please sign Teresa’s petition at Change.org

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Teresa is power-walking to protect Human Rights for all people with disabilities!

Please sign Teresa’s petition at Change.org Teresa Power Walks: Forced into a Nursing Home at 49. Now She’s Free! Watch Teresa Pocock ‘power walk’ — and ask yourself how anyone could think she belongs in a nursing home! It is

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Toronto Central CCAC Apologizes to Teresa

CCAC Apologizes

Just two days after Teresa launched her Change.org petition the Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) has stepped forward with an apology. Toronto Central CCAC CEO Stacey Daub writes: Teresa I am very sorry for what has happened to

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Please Say You’re Sorry… Video

Teresa asks, Please Say Sorry

Teresa Pocock is 49 years old and has Down Syndrome. She is asking the CCAC to apologize for improperly taking away her human right to decide where she lives. She is asking the Rekai Centre to apologize for calling the

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