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REAL ESTATE #7 – The Ballad of Eddy Haymour
Eddy Haymour has been called a lot of things in his life. Immigrant success story. Kidnapper. Terrorist. Folk Hero.

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Eddy Haymour has been called a lot of things in his life. Immigrant success story. Kidnapper. Terrorist. Folk Hero.

But the long saga of Eddy Haymour is at its heart a story of obsession. About a man who became consumed by his dreams for a piece of land. And about a government equally determined to stop him at any cost.

Featured in this episode: Omar Mouallem, Greg Crompton

 

To learn more:

Eddy’s Kingdom by Greg Crompton

The Kingdom of Haymour by Omar Mouallem in EDify Magazine

“Eddy Haymour and Rattlesnake Island” by CBC’s Fifth Estate

 

Additional music from Audio Network

This episode is sponsored by Dispatch Coffee, Sandy and Nora

July 21, 2021
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