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Barrie,

city (1991 pop. 62,728), S Ont., Canada, on the west shore of Lake Simcoe. It is a commuter city in the Toronto metropolitan region. Among the city's diverse manufactures are clothing, spirits, electronics, and leather goods. A large military base is nearby.

Barrie

Sir James Matthew. 1860--1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)
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The name Wendy was inspired by a young girl named Margaret Henley who called Barrie "Friendy", but could not pronounce her Rs very well.
In happier times, JM Barrie spent many hours with the boys and their parents at their home at 31 Kensington Gardens.
Professor Sumiko Nakamura's simple message sums up this tribute to the Barrie we all revered:
Planned upgrades include: Double track expansion on the Barrie GO Line, including grading between Union Station and Aurora GO Station;
Before the operation, Barrie binged on takeaways and junk food.
Barrie seems to have fallen in love, at least emotionally, with Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, the daughter of novelist George du Maurier (and aunt to novelist Daphne).
Barrie actually began writing the book in the early 70s, then picked up the threads years later.
Barrie was back in the dock after carrying out a sexual assault in November.
I shouted for my children to come down and check that I was right, but they couldn't understand a word I was saying and thought something had happened to Barrie.
In her new position, Barrie will work closely with the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai senior management team to further strengthen the hotel's strategy across key market segments, and the achievement of sales targets.
The court also heard that while out on bail after the incident last year, Barrie broke into a house of a woman he knew.
In 2010 I reported how Barrie and partner Tony Drewitt-Barlow were banned from being company directors for eight years.