Weary Willie Day is celebrated on December 9

Although this character personified the Great Depression, the emergence of another possible COVID variant spread possibility is enough to make any of to feel weary

Weary Willie Day on December 9th recognizes the art of clowning and the impact it has on our lives. This holiday was named for the character made famous by Emmett Kelly, who was born on this day in 1898. 

Times and attitudes changed when the country was in the depths of the Great Depression. Downtrodden and world-weary was the face of the nation.  People could identify with Weary Willie like never before. Weary Willie, his frowning, whisker-shadowed face, and his dirty, torn and worn costume, went on to become an American icon.”

I'm wearing a frown
because my luck, it is down
But don't worry dearie,
Life is not always weary

A new day will dawn
with an unweary yawn
we'll be back on our feet
and rejoin the elite.

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