What does it mean for you to be part of the Shoe Project? We asked The Shoe Project alumnae to write to us about their experience in The Project. We received this beautiful message from Noriko Ohsada.
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Noriko Ohsada immigrated from Japan in 1991. With her husband, Kaoru, she built a family in Alberta. She is a Japanese calligraphy artist and works part-time in the accounting field. Over the past few years, Noriko composed four personal stories with The Shoe Project. Now she is the Coordinator for The Shoe Project, Bow Valley in Canmore, Alberta. She is a mother of three. Meg, her eldest daughter with Down syndrome, is an active athlete and artist, and Noriko’s other two daughters are pursuing their education.