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Stories of Inspiration

Tracy’s HIPPY Story: ‘I learned that it’s okay to play and pretend to fly like an eagle, or hop like a frog.’

Tracy is from the West Coast of Vancouver Island and comes from a family of eight sisters and six brothers.
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Maysaa’s HIPPY Story: ‘The program helped him break his social barriers.’

Maysaa is from Syria, where she happily lived with her husband and her children until the war forced their move.
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Mable’s HIPPY Story: ‘I learned from the program a closer relationship.’

Born and raised in China, Mable immigrated to Canada in 2008 with her five-month-old baby boy and his father. She
Stories of Inspiration

Muyeh’s HIPPY Story

Muyeh is a HIPPY mother living in Ottawa, ON. She was born in Burma and lived in a refugee camp
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Silvia’s HIPPY Story: ‘It is awesome because I see all of the things that work for him.’

Silvia, a HIPPY mom from Brooks, AB, was born in El Salvador, where life was exceptionally challenging. El Salvador can
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Luisa’s HIPPY Story: ‘HIPPY made me more friends.’

Luisa is a Home Visitor from Toronto, ON. She emigrated from El Salvador in 2008 with her four children and
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Ghadir’s HIPPY Story

Ghadir is a HIPPY mom from Nanaimo, BC. She was born in Gaza and moved to Canada due to safety concerns
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Monica’s HIPPY Story: ‘HIPPY was the only way to get me out of my isolation.’

Monica refers to HIPPY as her “welcome present” from Canada to both herself and her family. Originally from Mexico, Monica
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Tiffany’s HIPPY Story: ‘It has made me more confident as a mom and a woman.’

Tiffany, a single mother of a six-year-old boy, was born and raised in Toronto, ON. She was introduced to HIPPY
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