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How Grace Kemp's ringette wish came true

When CBC's Citizen Shane heard about 11-year-old ringette player Grace Kemp's dream, he was intrigued, but it was what she wrote next that really got his attention.

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Citizen Shane helps a little girl realize her big wish 5:46

When CBC's Citizen Shane heard about 11-year-old ringette player Grace Kemp's dream, he was intrigued, but it was what she wrote next that really got his attention.

When she was in Grade 2, the Surrey student was inspired by a player she met from the National Ringette League and made a vow to make something happen when she became a grown-up.

But as we learn in this latest instalment of Citizen Shane, Grace didn't have to wait nearly that long. 


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About the Author

Shane Foxman

Host | Citizen Shane

Shane Foxman is the host of Citizen Shane. A Toronto native, Shane has now lived in Vancouver for nine years. His favourite aspects of living in the terminal city include the lack of snow, never having to plug in his car, and that the beach is downtown.