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Carry your identity on your back

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Grace Macaluso
Sep 17, 2014 - 6:00 PM EST
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014 - 8:59 AM EST

(Photo cred: George Oni models the Albert Einstein backpack, his bestseller. (TYLER BROWNBRIDGE / The Windsor Star))

The idea struck him in high school. Tired of wearing the same, bland backpack day-in and day-out, George Oni thought why not jazz things up by using your backpack to express your individuality.

Oni, an 18-year-old University of Windsor business administration student, turned that idea into The Kemies Supply Company, a Windsor-based firm that sells “the only interchangeable, customized backpack on the market.”

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