Jim Friend

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Jim Friend

Toronto, Canada

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Synopsis

Growing up in Glasgow in the sixties was no picnic, and being 16 wasn’t easy. If the street gangs didn’t get you, then your own hormones would.

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This Story's Blockbuster Potential Score
71%

Synopsis

A coming of age story, set in Glasgow in 1969. A 16 year old boy dealing with gangs, puberty, his mother’s mental illness and exams that would he thought, chart the unalterable course of his life, but the hormones affecting his body and brain, have a different plan.. A single year changes everything.

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About Me

I was born in Glasgow in 1952, was lucky enough to attend Scotland St School before we moved to a ‘better’ area. I left Scotland at the tender age of 19 to start a new life in Canada. I’ve worked in a number of different jobs, from building railway tank cars, to passenger jets, to driving schoolbus and taxi