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Happy birthday Jeff Vinnick!

by Derek Jory / Vancouver Canucks
Fifty years ago on January 31st, 1963, a baby was born.

That baby may or may not have been holding a camera.

Today is Jeff Vinnick's 50th birthday and to celebrate the Vancouver Canucks media relations team surprised him with a custom team-signed jersey; "thank you so so much," is what he probably said when they presented it to him. I was running late and missed it.

In attempting to write a little something, something about Vinnick, the brilliance behind Behind the Lens, I realized I've missed a lot. Sure I travel with Jeff and have even been to his house for a BBQ, but I don't really know much about him other than that he wears a black spider toque, enjoys a banana with his morning oatmeal and rocks mafia bling like few people I know.

My birthday gift to you Jeff, and this will be a gift for fans of his everywhere, is to find out a little bit more about ol' Jeffy on the road this year.

He's made a living capturing the lives of others, it's time to get a snapshot of the man behind the camera.

Evil laugh.


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