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CityNews – Courage to Come Back Award
Courage To Come Back: Addiction recipient leads by example in her recovery
Vancouver (NEWS 1130) – Geri Bemister believes her life didn’t begin until she entered rehab in 2004. Our series of Courage to Come Back award profiles begins with the recipient in the Addiction category. However, her story actually starts much earlier than that.
Born in Victoria in 1969, her parents placed her in the care of relatives, people they thought could be trusted. “And I was significantly sexually abused by these trusted family members for a good portion of my childhood,” she explains.