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Kevin is an award-winning author, and filmmaker. His independently published debut novel, "Up the Creek," has topped Amazon.com's Canadian literature best-seller list for over 17 weeks and sold over 50,000 copies. Kevin has been involved in over a dozen films in various capacities, and as a writer, editor, co-writer, and contributor, he's been involved in too many books to count. Kevin has been featured on CBC Radio, CNN, and numerous other radio and TV outlets. His work has his been written about and reviewed in dozens of publications, including the New York Times, Variety, and the Globe and Mail. Raised on a farm outside of Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, Kevin still thinks the prairies are the best place to be, but the mountains are a close sec ...more

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“The other boys scrambled out and started up the hill. “Hold on a second,” Dean said after running a few steps. He bent down to touch his toes. “My back is killing me.” “It’s all that sitting on the cold metal seat,” Andrew said as he bent down to touch his own toes. “It’s good to stretch it out, just like you’re doing.” “Will you old ladies come on?” Matt said.”
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“The other boys scrambled out and started up the hill. “Hold on a second,” Dean said after running a few steps. He bent down to touch his toes. “My back is killing me.” “It’s all that sitting on the cold metal seat,” Andrew said as he bent down to touch his own toes. “It’s good to stretch it out, just like you’re doing.” “Will you old ladies come on?” Matt said.”
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“The other boys scrambled out and started up the hill. “Hold on a second,” Dean said after running a few steps. He bent down to touch his toes. “My back is killing me.” “It’s all that sitting on the cold metal seat,” Andrew said as he bent down to touch his own toes. “It’s good to stretch it out, just like you’re doing.” “Will you old ladies come on?” Matt said.”
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