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2013 Atlantic Journalism Awards Finalists


Slug/Label Hockey column
Date Aired or Published Oct. 7, 2013
Media outlet where first aired or published: Times & Transcript
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Location: Moncton, NB
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Short explanation of the story and how it developed:

As the father of a curious five-year-old boy, I am constantly peppered with questions about the world and everything in it. Sometimes I get the answers right, sometimes I fail miserably. When my little boy looked up at me at the hockey rink and asked why people were cheering as the players brawled, I had no answer for him. All I had was a lie.

Resources of the newsroom (money and time) available to complete the story:

Published as my regular weekly column in the Times & Transcript.

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