the creator of the hilarious cartoon series “The Far Side”, but
he was not always celebrated and successful.
He once worked in a job he despised, only dreaming of “what
Eventually Gary’s desire for a more fulfilling life
overcame his concerns for security.
Larson describes the decision making process with his usual humour,
“One day, a long, long time ago at a retail music store where I
had been working for almost a year, I had an unexpected revelation.
"As I stood next to the cash register, the sky seemed to
suddenly open up over my head and a throng of beautiful angels came
flying down and swirled around me.
"In glorious, lilting tones, their voices rang out, 'You
haaaaaate your job, you haaaaate your job' …
"And then they
But I knew it was
true - angels don't lie. I
hated my job.”
Thayer, Abbott Handerson
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