Saturday, September 05, 2009


I'm very sorry to hear of this.

When I was a child Clyde Beatty always played my home town. It was the first circus I ever saw, and Jimmy was the first clown I ever "met". He being quite kind to the child who followed him for an autograph.

He set an idea with me (later refined by many who I came to be lucky enough to see/meet over the years) of what circus clowning was. Something that fueled my imagination and helped foster a life long love of comedy of all types.

God bless him, may he rest in peace.
Rose Fox

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