until I was nine years old. Dad at that point seeing crime skyrocketing in our neighborhood realized the slim chances of our getting a good education decided to give up his business and emigrate to Canada. Dad was forty-eight years old and the year was nineteen sixty-five.

    Imagine giving up all you’d worked for, risking everything to start anew in a strange country just so that your family could have a better life! That man was, is and always will be a hero to me. To answer the question, anywhere was the place you put your heart and soul into in order to achieve your life’s full potential, being the best you could be. If we try to imagine where others have been perhaps with patience and understanding there would be less emphasis on beating and more on winning in this world.