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W5 program this Saturday/Sunday (November 14/15, 2009)


One of the most difficult issues that I have ever had to deal with as a pastor was when our local funeral director became addicted to major drugs and descended into a personal hell - a hell he sadly inflicted upon others in a very personal and horrific way when he started to "kite" human remains the way that one might do with a cheque. The end result was the need to disinter quite a few buried remains and their transfer them to their proper graves, a process that wounded many families in our town and parish.

W5, a CTV news program has completed a 30 minute story on this tragedy which will air this weekend.

I recommend it to anyone who would want to understand the effects of sin upon others, as well as how a community can respond to its' members who suffer such a personal and intimate wound.

The program will air at 7 pm on Saturday and again on Sunday at noon. The Mattawa piece will be aired in the 2nd half of the program.


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