William Canning — traveling evangelist known in Duluth for his strange gyrations in Canal Park 13 years ago
Apparently, according to the video description on YouTube, some guy named Jon was vacationing in Duluth in the 1990s and came across a fellow “making some very strange moves” that were “too good to pass up,” so he videotaped it. Earlier this summer, he uploaded it to YouTube.
As it turns out, I have the scoop on who the “man dancing in Canal Park” is.
It turns out that William Canning spent many summer nights in Duluth gyrating around near the shipping pier. I ran into him once and photographed and interviewed him for the Budgeteer Press.