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Trini Philosophy

Picture courtesy Mark Lyndersay

My name is Richard Gordon and I believe Trinidadians are a unique race on to this planet.

My father died of a burst appendix, acute appendicitis, when I was five years of age. So I went to live with my aunt and uncle in Barbados. My mum just couldn’t afford to look after three children. And my aunt and uncle couldn’t have children. My mother said, “Better for them there, than here.” So my aunt and uncle brought my sister and me up.

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Trini Philosophy

Picture courtesy Mark Lyndersay

My name is Richard Gordon and I believe Trinidadians are a unique race on to this planet.

My father died of a burst appendix, acute appendicitis, when I was five years of age. So I went to live with my aunt and uncle in Barbados. My mum just couldn’t afford to look after three children. And my aunt and uncle couldn’t have children. My mother said, “Better for them there, than here.” So my aunt and uncle brought my sister and me up.

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