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Hannah's Story

Hannah's Story

| 29 min

At the age of 5, Hannah Taylor spotted her first homeless person in the back alleys of Winnipeg. This experience not only troubled her, but it drove her to do nothing less than change the world. The Ladybug Foundation, the charity Hannah helped establish, has raised over a million dollars to date. With her huge heart and can-do attitude, she preaches a simple message of "Share a little of what you have and always care about others." As this short documentary proves, we all have a lot to learn from Hannah's story.

  • writer
    Juanita Peters
  • director
    Juanita Peters
  • producer
    Annette Clarke
  • cinematography
    Rohan Fernando
  • editor
    Angela Baker
  • sound recordist
    Norman Dugas
  • sound editor
    Alex Salter
  • animation
    Chris Darlington
  • original music composer
    Asif Illyas
  • music performer
    Asif Illyas
  • music recording
    Asif Illyas
  • additional sound
    George Addis
    Chris Newton
  • additional photography
    Charles Konowal
  • photo-builds
    Roz Power
  • assistant editor
    Ariel Nasr
  • story consultant
    Cheryl Wagner
    Philip Moscovitch
  • production supervisor
    Patsy Coughran
    Stephanie Coolen
    Vanessa Larsen
  • production assistant
    Michelle Hooey
  • production stills
    Rodney Braun
  • post production supervisor
    Roz Power
  • online editor
    Françoise Laprise
    David Oxilia
  • mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • transcription services
    Lisa Clarke
    Bonnie Druhan
  • titles
    Chris Darlington
  • marketing manager
    Amy Stewart Gallant
  • centre administrator
    John William Lutz
  • executive producer
    Kent Martin


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Ages 6 to 12

Study Guide - Guide 1

Civics/Citizenship - Human Rights
Family Studies/Home Economics - Housing
Family Studies/Home Economics - Relationships
Geography - Territory: Urban

Hold a fundraiser for the Ladybug Foundation. Hannah used the ladybug because it is a symbol of good luck. Have each student think of another symbol that is good luck and draw it. For grades 6 and 7, have students think of a foundation/cause they would like to support and write a paper explaining why they chose that foundation/cause. Check out the Ladybug Foundation for more information on Hannah and her cause.

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