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Distance Family Mediation by Susanna Jani

Because, whether we want them to or not, our connections with others are enduring. We can ignore them or deny them but, once made, they stay with us forever — as do any any loose ends left in our connections.

This beautiful 3 minute video called “Porcelain Unicorn” says it all.

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My thanks to my friends, Tom and Joan, for sending me the link to this extraordinary film. The background to it — as told to me — is that “legendary British film director Sir Ridley Scott launched a global film making contest for aspiring directors. It’s titled “Tell It Your Way”. There were over 600 entries. The film could be no longer than three minutes, contain only 6 lines of narrative, and be a compelling story. The winning entry was ‘Porcelain Unicorn’ from American director Keegan Wilcox.”

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Susanna Jani

For a decade, Susanna Jani was Roster Administrator for the B.C. Mediator Roster Society*, managing its day-to-day operations, activities and projects, including the initial research phase of the Distance Family Mediation Project. In 2009, she followed her passion for this environmentally-friendly project and became Project Coordinator for its second, pilot… MORE >

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