“It wasn’t even his fault.”

“It wasn’t even his fault.”

Every July 16, Elizabeth Stewart takes flowers to the grave of her daughter Terri-Lynn. “That was the day she was killed.” In summer 1993, Terri-Lynn was hit by a van while working as a flagger on road construction sites. When told what happened, says Elizabeth, “I...
“You know you’re making a difference for that one person.”

“You know you’re making a difference for that one person.”

Burton Reimer’s first day on a commercial fishing boat was also his last. The enterprising 17-year-old was saving up for a snowmobile, but 11 hours after setting out the boat sank. It had no lifesaving equipment. “Burton’s wages for that day would have been $85,” says...
“Always in my heart …”

“Always in my heart …”

“Blaine rolled his pump truck and it doesn’t look good,” said the voice on the phone. The next call confirmed Wendy-Ellen Nittel’s worst fears: her son Blaine had died at the scene. Wendy-Ellen now wears Blaine’s high school graduation ring to keep him close. It’s...