Category: True Story

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Learning to Skate

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesI learned how to skate when I was ten years old. We were living in Carmanville, Newfoundland, at the time. The year was 1960 and even though I do not remember the exact day...

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The King Bows to No One

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes“The King of Thailand bows to no one.” That phrase danced in my mind as I skipped along a brick sidewalk looking forward to meeting with my playmate. At the tender age of 2,...

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Vicissitude-alone Amongst All

Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutesIt was the early fall of 1963. A boy of eight years awoke to the presence of his mother and “coffee-milk”. She provided this beverage to give her son a sense of equality with...