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The Autism Advocate: Thea Furbert

Founder of Tomorrow's Voices, Thea Furbert on creating a community for those on the spectrum When Thea Furbert began Tomorrow’s Voices in 2006, she did so believing that at some point the government would take on the same responsibility that she had taken on. What she never could have imagined was that instead Tomorrow’s Voices would remain part of her life for the next fifteen years. Tomorrow’s Voices began as Bermuda’s first Autism Early Intervention Center, focused on helping families…


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How Karen Plianthos is Leading the Fight Against Ocean Pollution

More than 2,000 pounds of marine debris was removed from Bermuda’s waters this summer by ocean activist Karen Plianthos, as part of her annual ‘Cash Bash Trash’ cleanup campaign. The initiative, which was started by Plianthos seven years ago has…


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Riding the Waves of Change: The Life of Pilot Peter Simons

When Lauren (Peter) Simons was a young student at Purvis Primary in Warwick during the 1950s, he probably never thought he was destined to have a forty-year-long career on Bermuda’s seas, retiring in the new millennium as a senior tug…


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15 Things With Jordan DeSilva

Captain of the Somerset Team, Jordan DeSilva shares with us his favourite things about Cup Match.   1. What is the best advice you’ve ever gotten? “Stick to the wicket and the runs will come.” It’s obviously a cliche in…


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PADI Pro Marlee Cram on Creating a Diving Sisterhood in Bermuda and Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day

In celebration of PADI Women’s Dive Day, The Bermudian spoke with Senior Lead Instructor Marlee Cram from Dive Bermuda, who is gearing up to host the company’s sixth annual event this Saturday with an emphasis on unity, conservation and inclusivity.…

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Olga Scott: A Champion for Bermuda’s Youth

This article was take from our archives. It first appeared in the March 1980 issue of The Bermudian magazine. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  An attractive woman sits at home cradling her seven-week-old baby and talking to…