I am George Bailey: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and Obsession With Personal Achievement

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  I am George Bailey. Well, at least that's what my wife tells me whenever we watch It’s a Wonderful Life, Frank Capra’s classic film that has turned into the Christmas film. If you haven’t seen it (seriously?), it is a story about George Bailey, a man with big dreams stuck in a small town that he just can’t seem to escape. Every time I watch it, I cry. Not just at the climatic parts, but throughout the entire film. Start to finish. Heck, last night my wife and I went to … [Read more...]


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