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Traditional costume provides comfort for ill woman

For Stella Keast, comfort comes in the form of a dress.

Keast, who is critically ill with auto-immune hepatitis, dons the traditional Ojibway “jingle” costume whenever she can to take part in pow-wows and other cultural events that lift her spirits.

Since her illness, these customs have taken on a heightened meaning.

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