Misfortune inspires Victoria woman to walk in Coldest Night


Personal experience with  poverty drive Jennifer to walk in the Coldest Night Walk a Thon.

Jennifer Davies knows firsthand how a few strokes of bad luck can change a livelihood from thriving to struggling to survive. “I used to live in the Railyards and own my own salon,” said Davies, 39. In 2009, a marketing scam forced her business into bankruptcy. When she tried to get back on her feet, a shoulder injury and a diagnosis of fibromyalgia prevented her from working in her field again.

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Source: Times Colonist

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