From Big Apple to Albert Bridge, business executive trades in suit and tie for alpaca

CTV Atlantic News  
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Photo: Courtesy of Alpaca Culture

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 In the song New York, New York, Frank Sinatra said if you could make it there, you’ll make it anywhere, so Bob and Norma Silverstein put that theory to the test.

Bob Silverstein left his successful business career behind to become an alpaca farmer with his Norma in Albert Bridge, N.S.

Silverstein, who was born in Manhattan, lived and worked among the skyscrapers of North America’s most populous city. There are 23.7 million people living in New York, while Cape Breton Island has 132,000.

“It's very different, but I love it up here,” Silverstein says in the trademark Manhattan accent.

A career businessman and executive, he and Norma decided to move to a rural farm on the Mira River for a change of pace during their golden years.

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