Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Item PH26858 - Starting again at 80

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CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26858

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Starting again at 80

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  • 1977-06 (Creation)

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Christopher Jackson

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Bradford Topic Weekly

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"Eighty years old and almost blind, Alfred Tout of Newmarket is launching a business that he hopes will bring him enough money to buy a house. Alfred has turned his life-long hobby, weaving bamboo furniture, into a full-time job so he can get out of the senior citizens' apartment he and his wife moved into a few years ago. "You can't do anything there (at the seniors' home). You can't hammer, own a dog or cat or anything. Some people might like to sit around and do nothing, but not me." Alfred used to have a workshop in his Bradford home before he moved to Newmarket. He misses the freedom of having his own house..."

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  • English

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Bradford Topic
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