“Growing up, I was the performer of the group–the magician! I was often called ‘jadugar’. But when the time came to pick something to do with my life–I had absolutely no clue! I obviously couldn’t be a professional magician or worse...a clown! My brother-in-law was in the Navy and I knew about that life. So I randomly applied and got in–I still have no idea how!
I was even good at it–I was awarded the best cadet and to celebrate, I performed for my friends in the Navy. I was the same ‘jadugar’. On the side, I performed in a clown costume for kids’ parties and loved it! The pure joy I shared with people was indescribable.
Once, a friend asked me to perform at a children’s event and I immediately agreed. I realised on arriving that it was an event for terminally ill children. I never felt so much joy and sorrow at once. At the party, there was this little kid who followed me around everywhere. He was so excited to meet me–we really bonded!
My friend called after a few days to tell me that the kid had passed away. I was shocked. He also told me that one of his last wishes was to meet a clown. I was speechless–that was a turning point.
That year, on my 40th birthday, I decided to quit the Navy and pursue my passion full time. I lost my Navy pension but I found my purpose as ‘Happy, the clown’. My children were so happy for me–I’d always been a loving clown for them, with or without a costume!
So now, I get to spread so much joy...I also try to teach children something good through my acts–about respect, love...eating their veggies! There was a mother who came up to me after one my shows. She told me how her kid was a fussy eater. But after I told him that ‘Happy, the clown’ loved his veggies–he started loving them too!
So here I am, I’ve quit my job and I make a fool of myself for a living. But after every show, I’m reassured–it’s not about that prestigious Navy job, it’s not about what people think, it’s about what makes me happy. And if slipping on a banana peel makes a kid eat his veggies–that’s what makes me the happiest!”
🌺🌸🍀🌻🌷🌸🌺 Wie schön kann unsere Welt eigentlich sein? Dieses Bild ist nicht etwa auf Hawaii entstanden. Nein, es ist auf Ibiza entstanden. Nur 2 Flugstunden von Deutschland entfernt liegt dieses wundervolle Eiland, das unsere Herzen derartig begeistern kann. ❤️ . ➡️ folgt uns auch auf Facebook unter happyhometv.eu
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