Walter and I walked around Pond Inlet together, visiting the Parks Canada office, library and town hall. Again, I talked to many people â teens and adults, and of course, made lots of photos. I visited the Northern Store, which has the northern-most Tim Hortons in the world. With my Ice Capp, I sat down with a couple of young local men. Very friendly, we talked for quite a while, but mostly about hockey. Seems like everyone in the Arctic are Senators fans.
They asked me about my gold teeth. Including the kids in Arctic Bay, Iâd been asked 5 times about my gold teeth. Questions like âHow much did it cost?â, âIs it 24 karat gold?â, and âDid it hurt?â Â I donât think Iâve been asked this many times since it actually happened when I was 19. I was taken aback when one kid asked me âHelp me understand.â
As youâre walking around in these northern towns, everyone smiles and waves. I think none are friendlier than the Inuit people.
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