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7 June 1930

Barrie making a speech at Kirriemuir in June 1930, and recounting how as a child he had split the lip of his best friend, James Robb. "We were digging up a gooseberry bush in his motherís garden, and I missed it, but I got him. We then bolted in opposite directions. If Mr Robb is here, he’ll perhaps, after this sermon is over, he will oblige you by showing you my mark." [soundtrack from video clip, where Mr Robb is indeed present, howling with laughter]



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