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“Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.”  Gary Gruber-Mai talks about this, love or money and immigration challenges.

Please introduce yourself.

My name is Gary Gruber-Mai; I am 39 years old and currently live in Calgary, Alberta Canada. I was born in Vereeniging in Gauteng province in South Africa. I had officially immigrated to Canada in November 2012

You left your comfort zone, moved to a different country and started your own business. Tell us more about this experience.

I would refer to comfort zone loosely. My decision to move was because I was uncomfortable in my position in South Africa. I lived...

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