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Record night at Courage to Come Back Awards

Last Updated May 9, 2016 at 10:13 am PDT

(John Ackermann, NEWS 1130 Photo)

The annual event honours those who have faced and overcome obstacles in several categories

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – It was a record night for Coast Mental Health. People attending the Courage to Comeback Awards in Downtown Vancouver last night helped the organization raise more than $1 million.

The annual event is aimed at honouring those who have overcome adversities in several different categories including social adversity, mental health and physical rehabilitation.

NEWS 1130 is a proud sponsor of the event.

For more on those who were recognized for battling back from horrific odds, click here to check out our series of profiles by NEWS 1130’s John Ackermann here.