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Using DNA and a bit of Internet sleuthing, U.K. resident Maria Vincent, who learned at age 7 she was adopted, tracked down family members in Australia and White Rock. (contributed photo)

Finding her family ties

DNA and a bit of Internet sleuthing led Brit Maria Vincent to her White Rock family

 

After years in the sales and tech world, former South Surrey resident Jordan Mara decided to turn his passion for gardening into a new business venture. (Contributed photo)

Finding peace of mind in the garden

Soil business a grounding experience for former South Surrey resident Jordan Mara

 

Feedham Block and Blue Moon Dance Pavilion ca. 1930 (White Rock Museum and Archives photo)

White Rock’s Roaring ’20s

A century ago, local residents were shaking off the effects of a pandemic and a war

 

Reverend Andrea Brennan opens up about being a queer, female Anglican minister and how she came to be in the position at a pivotal time in the church’s history. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Reverend Andrea Brennan opens up about being a queer, female Anglican minister and how she came to be in the position at a pivotal time in the church’s history. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press