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No Ties for David Sedaris
"Leaving my teaching job at the Art Institute of Chicago and moving to New York was the biggest risk I ever took...I knew I'd never get a teaching job again...or any job where I'd have to wear a tie. The next job I got was as an elf at Macy's... . (Basically I went from a tie to tights.) And actually it was the best job I ever had—I made a fortune at that!" — David Sedaris