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Is there a more mushy word in the English language?  Hospitality.   But, no - we aren't talking about Martha Stewart and which spoon to use for the dessert course.  (We haven't a clue....)

This week on Tapestry:  a more gritty brand of hospitality.  From the woman in Calgary who invites a homeless guy to come and stay ... to refugee homes in Winnipeg and Toronto.  We'll also be knocking on doors at a L'Arche community and at the Munk School of Global Affairs.  This hospitality idea has implications all over the world.

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mary-larche-daybreak.jpgAt L'Arche Daybreak you have Mary Hynes, core member David Harmon, and community leader Carl MacMillan.

This program, which was first broadcast in October, 2010, was honoured with a 2010 Gabriel Award, given out by the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals. The awards are designed to recognized programs that affirm "the dignity of human beings, and recognize and uphold universally-recognized human values such as community, creativity, tolerance, justice, compassion and the dedication to excellence."


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