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Short Stories: Immigrants – Chapter 7 –  By Geoff Burrowes

 By Geoff Burrowes

Just when we figured we had made it as New Canadians fate threw us a curve!

I n my previous life I didn’t know what a curve was!  For all of you, who like me, come from a Cricket playing nation I’ll explain. In Baseball, like in cricket the pitcher (bowler) tries to get the ball past the batter (batsman) prevent him from making good contact. To do this the pitcher throws different pitches, fastball, straight and fast, changeup, same action as fastball but approximately 10 miles per hour slower, causing the batter to swing before the pitch arrives.      Continue reading