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CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - The Teen Age

CBC Newfoundland & Labrador


Web Features - My World
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador | March 21, 2005

Five Newfoundland and Labrador teenagers write about their lives, their interests and their futures � in their own words.

Interviews and photographs by Paula Gale

Luke's world
Luke's world:Click to Watch to the RealVideo file

"My name is Luke Brophy, and I'm 19 years old, and my world is filming skateboarding … I started liking filming as much as I liked skateboarding … It's cool when someone's trying to get a trick, because skateboarding is hard enough; when it's filmed cool, you get stoked when the person gets stoked on your film." (runs 2:25)

Erika's world
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My name is Erika Butler, I'm 14 years old, and my world is swimming … When I first started swimming, I didn't want to be competitive. Now, I'm doing very well for myself, and I'm not disappointed when I get out of the water." (runs 4:28)

Nicole's world
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"My name is Nicole Power, I'm 17 years old, and my world is the stage … Since I was a little girl, I've been doing community theatre. I've just grown to love it, and I can't stop doing it … Some people find that weird, but I've been so used to it over the years, I can't imagine doing anything else." (runs 2:24)

Kerri's world
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"My name is Kerri Steele-Nash. I'm 18 years old, I'm a student at Prince of Wales Collegiate, and my world is crazy … Why do I need to know what the half-life of carbon 40 is, if I'm never going to be an archeologist?" (runs 3:52)

Bart's world
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"My name is Bart Pierson, I'm 17 years old, and my world is music … I started with guitar. I play a little bit of bass, a little bit of mandolin; I guess I can play a little bit of anything." (runs 2:47)

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