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In this week’s profile, meet the woman living her dreams at Hermie’s Diner in Orillia.
And be sure to check out this column from reporter Bob Bruton who examines the relationship between late Hip frontman Gord Downie and Charlie Wenjack, who died trying to escape a residential school.
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And if you missed it, here's what happened last week:
In last week's profile, we turned the spotlight on the new CEO of Orillia’s Public Library. Check out the story here.