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"I had a confidence issue, but the only way to get better is to risk stuffing up."
“It’s never too late to challenge yourself; you might be pleasantly surprised.”
“I’m most proud of just giving it a crack in the first place,” says Tiff.
"Congratulations to our VICSES staff and volunteers for their necessary work during our most challenging times."
"The time to patch the roof is not when the storm hits, but while the sun is still shining."
“They perfectly embody what it means to be a VICSES volunteer. We could not be more proud of them.”
"The unit's illustrious past is a prologue to its extraordinary future."
"VICSES volunteer Harminder represents the spirit of volunteerism, and the spirit of the Games."
“It was one of the few times in my life I was scared.”