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Chad Friesen

Canadian, father, entrepreneur, fundraiser and cancer survivor.

Chad is the father of two fantastic young ladies, Marissa & Amber, who will be turning 11 and nine respectively in January 2016. He met the love of his life, Maryann Ribbers, just over 20 years ago and they recently celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary. He is the President of the Win-Mar Freight Group of companies, which he founded with his father back in 1992. Chad is 46 years of age and resides in Headingley, MB. He is very active in his community and is a board member at his daughters Catholic school.
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My Rare Cancer Diagnosis Inspired Me To Give Back

On Nov. 20, 2014, my world was rocked by words we all dread: "I'm sorry, you have cancer." We have all been affected by cancer in one way or another -- loved ones, perhaps parents and/or other relatives who have had to fight that battle. Some may have won that battle; however, many may not have been not as fortunate.
01/13/2016 05:51 EST