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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


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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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