Crying Shame?

picture courtesy Mark LyndersayMy name is Devin Quan King and I’m a Trini man who is not ashamed to have emotions.

I’m from Gulf View, La Romaine. We weren’t rolling in [money] but we didn’t suffer growing up. My dad, Cecil, was frugal and was able to afford the things he believed were important. Like a shelter in a safe neighbourhood, where there were other children and I could be socialized properly.

If people tell me I speak well, I tell them, “My mom, Sharon, is an English teacher, and a very good one, at that”. My mom and I are very close. When I am in San Fernando, I take mom to work every morning. She’s very loving. I think I took after her in my emotional upbringing.

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