Warren Thwing collects model trains and Avro Arrow paraphernalia, posters and stamps. The keepsakes at his home in Kingston, Ont., span aviation, hockey, Star Trek and car racing. But by far his biggest haul is of RCMP memorabilia.
“I have always been a lover of the Mounties,” he said in an interview with CBC News. “I wanted to join the RCMP years ago, but I was that short on the height requirement — it was five foot eight, and I was a half-inch short.”
Instead, he channelled his fervour for the national police into its gear. He says he’s spent thousands of dollars,
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