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Is this estate sale in my great-grandparents old apartment? - Tom Ray's Day 200817

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A lot of what I do for my online business involves me going to estate sales to find vintage and retro toys, books and games. So I get the chance to be inside a lot of different and interesting houses in surrounding cities. Sometimes those sales are actually near where I live. And this one in particular, turned out to be in an apartment building where my great-grandparents lived when I was a child.

Jokingly I thought wouldn't that be weird if it was actually in their old apartment? Well, it turns out it was! So I got the opportunity to go back to a place from my childhood.

Plus at the end of the video, I draw my daily autobiographical webcomic.

This is a video of my daily life since I decided to sell collectibles and pop-culture items I collect on eBay to help support my art career instead of starting a Patreon or taking on freelance work.

More vintage pop-culture items available in my eBay Store
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Music in this video by my band Lorenzo's Music listen on Spotify - https://spoti.fi/2JJF39Q

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