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Cheryl B.

"Stand Up For Mother Earth"

Langley, BC, Canada
female, age 6
divorced, 1 child
Speaks: English
Joined Nov 19, 2005

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This young woman's name is ssJoanna Burke.  On July 21, 2006, Joanna died in a tragic accident at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) doing the work she loved so much, caring for the resident elephants.  She is seen here tending to one of her beloved friends,ssTina, who died on July 21, 2004, exactly two years earlier to the day.  (Tina was born April 26, 1970).

Joanna and Tina are seen here together at the beautiful Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES).  The pink item hanging from the tree is still called "Tina's toy" and is played with by other elephants.


I do not believe that Joanna's life passion and her flame have been extinguished.  She continues her work ~ just from a different place.  

Meet Joanna's "girls" at TES, and those elephants who now walk by her side:


See tribute to BELLA: click on links below.

In Honor of Bella

Tarra & Bella in the Snow
Tarra & Bella: Summer 2010
Tarra & Bella: A Match Made in Ele-Heaven


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   Missing Children Society of Canada:

birdsthBird_hatches.gif  "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow'."

~Maryanne Radmacher 



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Joined Nov 19, 2005 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Groups A Dog-Gone Good Natural Pets Group, ANGELS, ANONYMOUS R US 2, Activists & Damn Proud Of It!, All Animals Great And Small, All Natural HealthWorks!, Amnesty International, Animal Education and Petitions, Backyard Birds, C2 non-USers (Archive), CANADIANS PROACTIVE & GLOBAL CITIZENS, Canadians, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, Chatter Box more »
Hometown B.C., Canada 
Birthday June 14, 2010  
Languages English  
About Me I am forever a child of nature, and all creatures are my brothers and sisters. Although I'm not too keen on brothers shark and snake, they have their place and reason for existing! I love RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS!

I am so happy to have come across Care2 where it gives me a place to stand up and be counted. I think my personal angel made it all happen!
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Pets Cat, Dog and Bird  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Christian - Protestant, Buddhist Philosophy, Spirituality/Philosophy  
Eating Habits Keep it Healthy  
Wild Fact About Me A wild fact about me? They are all secrets!
My Philosophy Treat others as you want to be treated. Stand up against bullies, and beside those being bullied.
What Gives Me Hope When I see so many good people doing good things from the heart; random acts of kindness and bravery
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Put a stop to all forms of cruelty.
What/who changed my life and why There are so many!
What Bugs Me Bullying and Bigotry, discrimination, injustice, gossips, Drunk Drivers, cruelty, abusive people  
Passions Nature and Animals  
What Scares Me apathy, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Violent people  
Role Models Jesus Christ, Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Jane Goodall, Greenpeace members, Nelson Mandela  
Quotation "Without love we could not survive. Human beings are social creatures, and a concern for each other is the very basis of our life together."

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Interests Holistic Health, Spirituality/Philosophy, Wildlife, Archaeology, Meditation, Mind/Body/Spirit, Movies, Biology, Mythology / Folklore, Children, Photography, Psychology, Environment, Feng Shui, Forensics  
Books Elizabeth Lesser, Eckhart Tolle, A variety that match interests  
Music all kinds, soft meditation  
Movies Gone with the Wind, Gorillas in the Mist, Dances with Wolves  
TV Shows Comedy, Spine-tingling thrillers  
Favorite Foods healthy  
Favorite Places Somewhere deep in a forest, On the beach, Out on the ocean  
Can't Live Without My son, friends, family, my pets, good people  
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