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TRUCKIN’, TIM’S AND A GRAMPA NAMED DON

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Truckin’ was in Don Stoner’s blood. So was coffee but that goes with the territory. Don lived in Edmonton. The run to Winnipeg he knew like the back of his hand. For One Hour Just beyond Winnipeg lived his granddaughter, Kylie. In Chelmsford, Ontario. After making a run to Winnipeg, he decided to go and see her. From Winnipeg he drove through Hawk Lake, Nipigon, Dryden, Upsala, Thunder Bay, Terrace Bay, Marathon, Wawa, Sault Ste Marie, Bruce Mines, Thessalon, Blind River, Espanola, Webwood, Sudbury, and then jogged north to Chelmsford. That’s one thousand, six hundred and ninety three kilometers – one way. All for one hour. With a granddaughter who was way too young for coffee. At Tim Horton’s. Extravagant…

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