Five Reasons my Uncle is Awesome Posted on February 28, 2007 by Jaz 1. He’s my uncle. 2. He has a beard. 3. He bought me almond M&Ms when he was in New York 4. He lets me have his Pentax K1000 on extended loan 5. He drove 5,500 miles across the Sahara in a Citroen 2cv. Yes you heard.