A handicapped boy writes about his struggle to escape from THE WORLD OF CAN’T
JULY 4 1964 ...https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1964/7/4/a-handicapped-b...
This article reads Padrid Freeman - 19 years of age - the magazine article reads David Freeman and he talks about his struggles growing up. He was five before he learned to walk.
In the article he mentions his father worked odd hours as a security guard and his mother was a homemaker.
Could Harry the watchman be his father?