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My Father’s Sailboat

My Father’s Sailboat
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When I was a boy, my father had a dream to build a sixteen-foot sailboat in our basement and sail it on the Madawasaka River in Ontario, Canada. There were six children in our family and my parents never had money. All my clothes were from the thrift shop. The big treat in our house was ice cream once a month.I was ten ...

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