From: JUNE CERRETA
Date: Tue, May 15, 2012 at 8:35 PM
Subject: Fw: JESSE
March 28, 2012 8:15 AM
AND HIS DREAM
Let me tell you, Jesse
hated this job. And you would
if you had to do it.
a chicken plucker. That's right.
on a line in a chicken factory and spent his
the feathers off dead chickens so the rest of
much of a job. But at the time,
didn't think he was much of a
was a brute of a man.
His dad was actually
thought to be mentally ill
treated Jesse rough all of his
Jesse's older brother wasn't much
He was always picking on Jesse and
beating him up.
grew up in a very rough home in
Virginia. Life was anything but
thought life didn't hold much hope for
That's why he was standing in this
job that darn few people wanted.
addition to all the rough treatment at home, it
was always sick. Sometimes it was
illness, but way too often it was all in his
He was a
small child, skinny and meek.
didn't help the situation any.
started to school, he was the object of
He was a hypochondriac of
the first order.
For Jesse, tomorrow was not
always something to be
he had dreams. He wanted to be a
books on ventriloquism. He practiced
puppets and saved his hard earned dollars
get a real ventriloquist dummy.
got old enough, he joined the
though many of his hypochondriac
the military did recognize his talents
Put him in
the entertainment corp.
That was when his
found that he had a talent for making people
so hard they often had tears in their
Yes, little Jesse had found
You know, folks, the history
books are full of people
overcame a handicap to go on and make a
themselves, but Jesse is one of the few I know
overcome it. Instead he used his
To make a
million dollars, and become one
best-loved characters of all time in doing
Yes, that little paranoid
hypochondriac, who transferred
nervousness into a successful career, still
the most Emmy's given in a single
The wonderful, gifted,
talented, and nervous comedian
KNOW, "THE REST OF THE STORY"
a street named for him and his statue
Morgantown, West Virginia,
his place of birth.
simply, love generously, care
kindly and trust in our GOD
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