My Childhood View

Winner name: 

Lana Hood

Award date: 

September, 2015

Contest: 

Living in a mining town with strong unions

Living in a non-unionized family

Living the long hours, low pay, worried parents

Living in the part of town without plumbing

Living with inexpensive eye glasses and  only emergency trips to the dentist

Living alongside those with fair wages, benefits, safe working conditions and pensions to look forward to

Eye opening lesson for a child

Unions matter