His name is Farooque Syed; he is an Indo-Canadian who migrated from Pakistan in the early 70s and grew up in South Vancouver BC. He is the youngest of 5 siblings and was raised in a loving and safe family. Farooque was a shy, playful, happy, and a kind child who was considerate and respectful of his elders. He grew up and hung out with some of the nicest children anyone could ever meet; who later grew up and became one of the most notorious gangsters in Canadian history. Farooque, now an Author, talks about his story and journey from childhood to gang life, to prison and to the present day. He is now focused on helping parents, teachers, guardians, and kids with gang prevention, drugs, bullying, and violence. His book Stolen Dreams talks about the why, when, how and where of turning life from a gangster to a kind, loving and respectful being.
If you can’t sleep at night, this book might just be the solution you have been looking for!