Gravedos, Will oral history interviews

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2013-09-21
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Will Gravedos is the head bartender on the M.V. Native and has worked for PaddlewheelerRiverboat Tours for 13 years. He is an immigrant from Brazil; he came to British Columbiafrom Toronto because he received a 1-year scholarship in engineering from Simon FraserUniversity (SFU). He enjoyed his stay and the weather in British Columbia, and decided tonot return to Toronto. He was introduced to Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours by a friend who had a connection to the Leaney’s, the owners of the business. He fell in love with the family atmosphere, and liked how he was treated so that he continued working part time, even after graduating from SFU. Throughout the interview Gravedos speaks enthusiastically about his job and coworkers.
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Interview with Will Gravedos
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