Glass-cutter

Twelve years ago, when Joe Pierre was just 13 years old, his mother died, leaving him with no alternative but to leave school and assist his father with providing for himself and siblings.

With encouragement from his father over the years, Pierre has now established himself as a glass-cutter, and he operates a little stall on Croal Street in the city, obliquely opposite the Metro Building. Seated under the shade of several trees, Pierre can be found from 8 am in the morning cutting rearview mirrors for vehicles as well as carving number plates. He says he can do any job which relates to cutting glass.

The Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara resident said that he has been in the glass-cutting business for about …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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