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500kms

That's how many kilometres Dee Gordon just walked. Her journey started on January 15th at 4:30am from her home in Etobicoke North. Her destination was Parliament Hill in Ottawa over 500km away. Why did she do it? To draw attention to a cause close to her heart: her son Jacob. Jacob is 14 years old and has autism spectrum disorder. She chose to do the walk in January because "every single day is like a snow storm for her son". She walked to Ottawa as part of her campaign for the Canadian government to come up with a pan-Canadian Strategy for autism that includes: awareness and education campaigns; child, adolescent and adult intervention; innovative funding arrangements for financing therapy, surveillance,...

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