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December 17, 2007

photo of Ken with Linda Oakley and Heather Deveaux
Ken with Program Coordinators Linda Oakley and Heather Deveaux.

Kenneth is a student at the Keshen Goodman Library Adult Learning Program where he works with his tutor Cathy Taylor. Kenneth is writing all of his life stories including this story about his childhood.

The Story of Growing Up in Halifax

by Kenneth McDow

When I was a 10 year old boy living in the North End of Halifax, it was hard to grow up in the North End.

I went to school in the day time and came home after school and played with boys outside. We played baseball in the summer and played hockey in the winter months. I went to the movie show with my friends in the North End on Saturday afternoon. We mostly liked Westerns. I came home with my friends. My friends would come in my home and have a lunch with me and go home.

We had fun when I was young living in the North End.

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