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Stacee Ketchell - Stacee Ketchell's Story
Torres News Column: Deadly Inspiring Youth Doing Good (DIYDG) – Stacee Ketchell’s Story
Stacee continues to shine as a leader and her passion for helping young people has resulted in her forming an

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Mishalia Birch - Mishalia Birch Story
Torres News Column: Pushing the envelope for Indigenous people – Mishalia Birch’s story
Instead of joining a society, Mishalia and two of her peers decided to reinvigorate one and have it available to

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Tari Fell - Tari Fell's Story
Torres News Column: A role model for her children – Tari Fell’s Story
Tari Fell juggles being a mum of four beautiful children, including a toddler and full-time work. Yet, she still finds

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Rohani Foulkes - Roihani Foulkes Story
Torres News Column: A Torres Strait Islander in Detroit – Rohani Foulkes’ Story
Rohani Foulkes lives in Detorit and alongside her business partner – another strong woman of colour – they run an

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Tobias Bin Tahal - Tobias Bin Tahal's Story
Torres News Column: A Torres Strait Islander in Brunei – Tobias Bin Tahal’s story
Tobias Bin Tahal JNR (a.k.a Bully) had always dreamt of travelling the world. But, he never expected to live overseas.

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Chanaya Takai - Chanaya Takai's Story
Torres News Column: What it’s like to be a woman in the Navy – Chanaya Takai’s story
Joining the Defence Force was a goal for Chanaya Takai. She knew that she wanted to leave home when she

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Saliman Binjuda - Saliman Binjuda's Story
Torres News Column: More than crossing the finish line – Saliman Binjuda’s story
Most people will know Saliman Binjuda’s story of success and crossing the finish line at the New York Marathon, one

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Hideo Shibasaki - How Hideo Overcame His Limitation
Torres News Column: How Hideo overcame his limitation
Like most Torres Strait men, Hideo Shibasaki grew up on the water and spent a great deal of time with

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Karim Yorkston
Torres News Column: We are our choices – Karim Yorkston’s weightloss journey
Karim lost 110kg in just 11 months. He didn’t have surgery and he didn’t use any supplements. He dieted and

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Torres News Column - Neru Beckley's Story
Torres News Column: 30 Countries Before 30 – Neru Beckley’s Story
The way Neru-Retehia Beckley appreciates life and opportunity can be credited to the worldly experiences she has gained after visiting

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