Dave Pelzer – A Child Called It

Dave has experienced a truly extraordinary life. As a child, he endured the horrors of child abuse which included physical torture, mental cruelty, and near starvation. Dave was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played...
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Christopher Reeves

September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004 He once played a man who could fly. Christopher Reeve demonstrated a rare ability that exceeds the speed of flight. Christopher learned to live outside his body in a way that few people have the strength or courage to do. All of us are,...
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Local Businesswoman Changes Focus To Support Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse

A St. John’s businesswoman is closing her business to pursue her passion for an organization she founded in support of adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Bev Moore-Davis is closing August & Lotta Stockholm at the end of the season to devote her time to Miles for...
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Andy Bhatti – Men of Hope

Sometimes the line we take through life isn’t always the straightest, and the ghosts of our past can haunt us for a long time. Andy Bhatti has been through that struggle and came out the other side. See more about him in this video.
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Concrete Angel – Martina McBride

Martina McBride Sings about the experience of child abuse.
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Emanuel, a True Inspiration!

With a past filled with so much uncertainty, one person can affect the life of so many. Watch this inspiring video of Emanuel and his performance on the X-Factor.
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The 1st Miles For Smiles Walk, featuring Yvonne Goss, Be the Voice

With the help of a very talented dear friend, Gerry Carew, we decided to create a video commemorating the first Miles for Smiles.  Along with the production of this video came the challenge of finding the perfect song to accompany. Bev’s step-daughter, Sarah, decided she wanted...
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A message from the Miles For Smiles Founder

At age 17 I ran away from home. I ran from an environment that can only compare to a Hollywood Horror Film, a life of severe mental, physical and sexual abuse. I kept secrets of the abuse my entire life and was contented to this, until meeting another survivor (from my past) in...
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Clouds, by Zach Sobiech

On May 20, 2013, cancer took the life of Zach Sobiech but his legacy will live on through the beacon of love and hope he delivered through infectious lyrics and memorable tunes have imprinted on the minds and hearts of millions around the world. Help fulfill Zach’s dying...
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