I want to become a vet technician because I love animals, she says over a pizza dinner at The Madison.
I love their innocence.
Quiet and reserved, Veronica has been through a lot.
Although she is only 30 years old, Veronica had major heart surgery a few years ago.
I was recovering for a long time
I’m just glad I’m healthy now.
After living by herself in a downtown hotel room for a year, Veronica needed to find a place with more supports.
Living in a supportive community for the first time, she is still getting used to her fellow residents.
I am starting to feel like this is home. I take part in the community kitchen where we learn how to bake, she says.
And I recently signed up to go to the beach for a day.
During the week, Veronica is going back to school.
I’m focused on finishing grade nine, and then I will finish high school, she says.
I want that cap and gown.
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