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A Message to the Kid Who Couldn’t get Celebrities to His Bar Mitzvah

I feel your pain, kid whose Bar Mitzvah invites got rejected by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Queen of England, and the President of Ethiopia.  I have also felt the painful sting of celebrity brush-off, and it hurts.   Travis had several … Read More

By / August 17, 2010

I feel your pain, kid whose Bar Mitzvah invites got rejected by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Queen of England, and the President of Ethiopia.  I have also felt the painful sting of celebrity brush-off, and it hurts.

 

Travis had several dozen letters sent out on his behalf in the summer of 2007 by his father, a retired Deputy Sheriff named Gregory, who was going to compile the responses into an album. Gregory received some 41 replies (listed here), from figures as wide-ranging as Donald Trump and the Pope, and Travis uploaded a bunch to Reddit on Sunday night.   (Via Gawker)

 

Yeah man, I’ve been there.  In five years when you’re old enough, I’ll take you out for beers, and we can talk about how crappy it feels.