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There is nothing about me that is more interesting than you. I am a man. I have a wife and family. I have a career. I have two dogs. I

Special Ed- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

The trip downtown was meant to satiate his curiosity. Clement was supposed to learn the simple truth behind this enigmatic local character. Instead, Clement was confused and even more curious. When he reached his bus stop, Clement stared off into … Continue reading

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Film Noir- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

Clement left the Bagel Fortress Bakery with a pit in his stomach. Instead of answers, he was left with more questions. Out the corner of his eye he noticed a guy leaning against the wall. He looked like a caricature … Continue reading

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A Bagel Shmeared With Answers- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

With bagel crumbs on his lower lip, Emperor Don finally spoke. “I’m ready for my audience with you.” “Great,” said Clement. “I asked you earlier if you’re really an emperor.” “Yes, of course.” “Emperor of what?” asked Clement. “My official … Continue reading

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First Contact- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

The next time Clement saw Emperor Don, he froze. Earlier, Clement determined to confront this mystery head on and meet the man who piqued his curiosity. Now, with Emperor Don strolling regally through Regent Park, Clement felt his face flush. … Continue reading

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Becky’s Reaction- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

“You’ve lost your freakin’ mind,” roared Becky. “You’re not seriously considering this.” Clement shrugged. “I don’t get why this bothers you.” “We did not move to the city just to slum with homeless freaks.” “To be fair, I’m not sure … Continue reading

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The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

It was a few days after he moved to the city of New Fort Garry that Clement first noticed Donald. He was an elderly man who loitered the downtown. He always wore a uniform coat with epaulets and brocade, his … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Hope Stream Radio

It’s a shameless plug, but check it out. The Pastor Who Hated Church- interview    

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