Mak­ing Con­nec­tions

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I was for­tu­nate enough to have my story, ”The New Ross Ped­dler,” about my grand­fa­ther pub­lished in the June-july is­sue of Our Canada. A short time later, I re­ceived a let­ter from 85-year-old Gwen Bar­rett of Wind­sor, who re­mem­bered Grand­dad and his horse-drawn ped­dler’s wagon. It was a beau­ti­ful let­ter, but what res­onated with me most was that the essence of what I was try­ing to cap­ture about Grand­dad in print was, in fact, Gwen’s

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