ABOUT Jerome Bouvier Imagine waking up out of a comma, paralyzed from the chest down. Not able to feel anything. Faced with the fear and cold reality that your life has changed forever. That you would never walk again. What would you do? How would you react? How would your life change?

Meet Jerome Bouvier Born in 1959 in Blind River, Ontario, raised middle class family, and one of five brothers. At age 14 his life began to change. Introduced to the world of drugs, at the age of 16, Jerome quit school and headed west where his journey would truly begin. Taking on the life of horse racing, Jerome worked with, and raced standardbred horses by day, and entered lived the drug lifestyle by night. For 9 years he sunk deeper into the drug world. On a beautiful summer evening, at the age of 23, Jerome's life changed forever. He was paralzed in a water skiing accident while partying. He crashed into the rocks crushing his spine. While many would have given up, Jerome ...

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2014

SPEAKING AT ...

March 31- Douglas College: Civic Engagement

February 21- SD43 Pro D Day: Workshop

January 29 - John Oliver Secondary- Gr 8's

 

BOOK RELEASE SOON:

Stay tuned for an exciting announcement of Jerome's first book. A powerful read of his lifes journey and overcoming adversity to arrive to where he is today. 

 

Stories

“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


“Remember the first day you challenged me to quit pot for a week. Well. I thought I should tell you it has been a month, cold turkey without a hoot. Thank you for the challenge. You made a difference in my life.”
- Ben, Grade 11, Terry Fox Sr.


“Rare is the occurrence when someone presents me with alternative ways of thinking rather than forcing their views down my throat. Because of this, I don’t have to defend my vies and could spend time thinking about what you had said. I believe you’ve had a positive influence in my life – Thank You.”
- Sasha, Grade 11, Port Moody Sr.


“I would like to express my thanks for a very clear and informative presentation on teens, drugs, and alcohol. I was impressed with your ability to connect to your audience, and with the depth of your knowledge in this area.”
- Dennis Dickson, Principal Pitt Meadows Secondary


 

 The Journey