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Namedropping Challenge: Winner

By Jennifer Goddard

The winner of our first-ever Namedropping Nonfiction Challenge is Jennifer Goddard of Montreal.

Jacqueline swallowed her saliva so she wouldn’t get dehydrated. Perhaps not the best decision, cutting hay alone. The John Deere had tipped on the incline, and here she was, a 68-year old woman with her arm pinned under a tractor, a curiosity for passing deer. Day, night, dawn. Jacqueline told God to decide: either she’d join her Jacques, who had died of Hodgins Lymphoma six months earlier, or stay with her living loved ones. Found after 22 hours, she lost the use of her left arm for the next 21 years. No matter - she lawn bowls with her right.

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