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What's Your Story? Parrot for hire

What's Your Story? features the different characters that roam the streets of Toronto. Every Monday and Thursday, a new person shares their story, likes and dislikes about the city, a little secret and more.

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Name: Rick

Age: 25

What neighbourhood are you from? The Annex

What do you 'do'? Film and acting.

How long have you been in Toronto? Twenty five years. All my life.

What's your story?

I'm a struggling actor surviving in the city, doing occasional labour and hard work. I love the city and animals. I've had turtles, fish, cats, everything. I'm just taking my animals out for a walk. My parrot is turning 17 years old. I'm trying to get her into the movies.

Favorite thing(s) about Toronto:

The attractions. Diversity. It's multicultural and friendly.

Least favorite thing(s) about Toronto:

Too many cars and the traffic. More people should walk.

You have 24 hours to spend with someone who's never been to Toronto before - what do you do?

I met a Japanese exchange student at the bar and I took her downtown, to Queen Street, Kensington Market and the ROM.

One thing that your friends/family don't know about you:

I like to wear wigs and mustaches to disguise myself.


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