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Dirty Boots: Uncle Henry Never Dies.

Two years ago, at the Arts Schools Network conference in Dallas, one of the session leaders played “Uncle Henry is Wrong,” a short, animated video that refutes naysayers who proclaim that careers in the arts are not wise choices. Since then, I’ve shown it in my Creative Writing classes, because not only does it explain with cold, hard facts that arts careers are viable, it also reminds students – who are still trying to decide what to do with their lives – that they don’t have to make this existential choice: a… Read more Dirty Boots: Uncle Henry Never Dies.