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WINNIPEG By Kevork K. Kalayjian, Jr. You know where Winnipeg is don't you I was born there. I worked with my father On a farm, we raised cattle I had nine sisters. Come here, Let me tell you a story; One day we were killing cattle, With my father you know I was tying them tight with ropes To keep them still, you see? And my father told me, `I'm gonna Kill the next one at the spot where you look at the animal', and you know, I was looking at the animal right in the eye Guess how old I am? What? You say 55? Yeah! that's what everybody thinks, but I am actually ninety I speak French you know! I had a garage in Boston, you know Boston don't you It's a big town, yeah! I had a forty-car garage In Boston, yellow cabs you know, service and all, big business, but I was born on a farm In Winnipeg, You know Winnipeg don't you. -- Kevork K. Kalayjian, Jr. A graduate of the AGBU's Melkonian Educational Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus, holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ, and a M. Ed. Counseling Psychology, from William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ. Kevork resides in NY with his wife Maral, and three sons Aramazt, Tro, and Ohanes.