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On the death of his brothers, my dad lied about his age and joined the army

On the death of his brothers, my dad lied about his age and joined the army in 1918. He was in the trenches long enough to be gassed and contract the early stages of tuberculosis from which he would eventually die just before my birth.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he ans

So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I want to be a dad. That's floating to the top of my list. I think it's suc

I want to be a dad. That's floating to the top of my list. I think it's such an important thing. I'm at the age where everyone has kids, and I ask them, 'Is it like a puppy?' And they go, 'It's 10 times a puppy.'
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

My father was a writer/director/producer, so instead of throwing a ball aro

My father was a writer/director/producer, so instead of throwing a ball around, our bonding was going to see movies. And at an early age, I knew if I wanted to impress my dad, it was not going to be by throwing a ball real far.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

At the age of eight, I discovered that I could write songs. My dad used to

At the age of eight, I discovered that I could write songs. My dad used to take them to the notary and register them so that nobody could steal them from me.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

My career plan at this point is 'Ice Age 5' through '10,' and even '12,' an

My career plan at this point is 'Ice Age 5' through '10,' and even '12,' and 'Spider Man' - you know, basically I'd be Emma Stone's dad for the rest of my career. I really don't have any problem doing that.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I got my first big paycheck for 'My Best Friend's Wedding.' This was in the

I got my first big paycheck for 'My Best Friend's Wedding.' This was in the days when you actually did get paid to have a supporting role. It just doesn't happen like that anymore, but this was in the '90s. It was the golden age!
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I wasn't always overweight. I was a skinny little punk of a kid with severe

I wasn't always overweight. I was a skinny little punk of a kid with severe asthma. When I got married at the age of 22, I wore a cut-down size eight wedding gown.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Hierarchical formulations died because their wedding cake levels posited a

Hierarchical formulations died because their wedding cake levels posited a multiply fractured cosmos that does not match the Space Age revelation of a unified universe in which the earth is clearly in, rather than separated from, the heavens. Hierarchical
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I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The mental capacity of a person to make reasonable contracts, is the only c

The mental capacity of a person to make reasonable contracts, is the only criterion, by which to determine his legal capacity to make obligatory contracts. And his mental capacity to make reasonable contracts is certainly not to be determined by the fact
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