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... Alwyn Vey Clouston (1910–October 27, 2004 in St ... John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) was a Canadian storyteller and humourist known as "Uncle Al." He was popular at conventions during the time he worked as a travelling businessman and ... John's, Newfoundland ...
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