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"Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh writes short story for streetpapers around the world

"Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh wrote a short story exclusively for streetpapers around the world. It appears in the December 6th issue of Vancouver's street paper Megaphone. Welsh says streetpapers provide valuable and interesting perspectives you don't get in "corporate journalism. We found out why Welsh chose famed "Trainspotting" character Begbie to tell a new story about human behaviour and a person's ability to change.


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