Lorraine Reguly

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Lorraine Reguly (1971-) was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. By age 4, Lorraine was reading, and by age 6, writing in cursive. She has always had a high IQ, and graduated Grade 8 as valedictorian. High school, however, was more challenging for Lorraine, as she was raped at the age of 14. She was still a virgin at the time, and was completely devastated. She used drugs as a coping mechanism, quit school, and became promiscuous. After becoming a single mother at age 18, she went back to school and graduated with honours, winning several scholarships and awards.
While Lorraine completed her high school credits, she also sought counselling, finally telling someone about what had happened to her. She became a certified high schoo
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Me in the Hospital in May 2018


Near the end of May 2018, I almost had a heart attack and died.


This marked my second near-death experience. The first one occurred when my appendix burst, in August of 2012, and I had to have emergency surgery to save my life.


These two events were extremely different from one another. When my appendix burst, I was in excruciating pain. I had a severe infection, my appendix shattered into nume...

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