Isak Borg

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Borg was born on a humble farm in Sweden in 1964. After an accident left him orphaned, he was adopted by Texas cattle ranchers who found him on the streets of Stockholm. He spent the remainder of his youth running cattle all day and watching the movie "Giant" all night to learn English. At 17 he set out on his own, and landed at 19 in flophouse in St Louis where he met poet Charles Bukowski who encouraged him to write and to drink. Read more...