Saturday November 28, 2020

Catherine O'Mahony: Off Message

We all like to scoff at Americans - but isn’t there something to be said for a little more positivity in our daily lives?

28th August, 2016
Despite being naturally cynical, Irish visitors to the US will find it hard not to be seduced by American positivity Pic: iStock

Our Chicago tour guide is an aspiring actor. This is no big news. Like wait staff and tour guides in any big city, he works through the summer to help pay for “school”.

He tells me about his university. It’s one of the top 50 schools in the world, he says with real pride.

I venture to ask about employment prospects for an actor these days. This is clearly a clever man...

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