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Alberta – J.R. Bjornson
J.R. is a proud father of two boys ages 3 and 6, 2 cats and husband to an amazing wife. He is legally blind and promotes living independently with vision loss in the community. When J.R. isn’t busy with brewing the best cup of coffee in town, he spends time creating videos for his YouTube channel, often focusing on “How to” content. J.R. lives in Red Deer and reports on the Alberta region.
Saskatchewan - Becki Zerr
Becki is married with a 7 year old son. She lost her sight in her right eye at the age of 3 and she very suddenly lost the majority of her sight in her left eye in 2013. She is a registered nurse who also works to advocate for the blind and partially sighted community in her region.
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