Born in Toronto Canada in 1952 and being raised by a single mom with four boys. Living above a hardware store on a busy downtown street. By the fall of 1957 we four were relocated to live with relatives. Loving aunts and uncles with warm and peaceful homes. I experienced my first real family Christmas in 1957 with a trip to the Santa Claus parade a department store Toyland and a visit to Santas big chair. where it all began.