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Barry Finlay lives in Ottawa, Canada. He is retired from a career as an accountant with the Canadian federal government but he is also an award winning wood sculptor. Now he is also an award winning author. He has written a book entitled Kilimanjaro and Beyond - A Life-Changing Journey, which documents his climb of Africa's tallest mountain at age 60 with his son Chris and their work to help some very needy children in Tanzania. The book has recently won two Reader Views awards and was a finalist in the Eric Hoffer New Horizon competition. Most recently, Barry has been named to the Authors Show's list of "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading." He is continuing to raise money to help young women and youth in Africa start small businesses t...more


Average rating: 4.75 · 73 ratings · 12 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
I Guess We Missed The Boat
4.82 of 5 stars 4.82 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2013
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I’m very pleased to announce that we had a very successful golf tournament to support Wounded Warriors Canada on August 22. The donations are still coming in but we have collected about $2,500 to support the elite service dog program for returning veterans suffering from PTSD. Thank you to all who came out and supported us in various ways.


Next up is our 4th Annual Education for Africa Variety S...

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“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”
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Melissa Hi Barry! Thanks for the add!


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Sara Thanks for the friendship, want to read your book, sounds great!


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Barry Sara wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, want to read your book, sounds great!"

Thanks Sara! It is nice to meet you! If you get a chance to read the book, I would love to have some feedback.

Barry


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