Mickey Rooney, Legendary Actor and Entertainer
(September 23, 1920 - April 6, 2014)
"Private First Class Mickey Rooney imitates some Hollywood actors for an audience of Infantrymen of the 44th Division. Rooney is a member of a three-man unit making a jeep tour to entertain the troops. Kist, Germany, April 13, 1945."
From the series: Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, 1754 - 1954
Monsignor Damian Ferly’s blessing of the podcast proceedings.
Even in my field, I have seen my industry evolve faster than I can blink. Whether you are a doctor or an engineer, knowledge keeps progressing and you must have the desire to learn and evolve with it. Take a look at these pictures, and maybe during that time you would think, I have job security for the rest of my life, but as you can see now that is not the case. Don’t get could and continue to re-invent yourself to keep up with time.
5. Rat Catcher
Rat catchers were employed in Europe to control rat populations. They ran high risks of suffering bights and infections, but helped prevent these from spreading to the public.
Lamplighters used long poles to light, extinguish and refuel street lamps – until electric lamps were introduced
"If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?"
"I’d tell them the same thing I’d tell one person. That if you understand failure, you won’t be afraid of it anymore. Failure isn’t diving on your face, or hitting rock bottom. That’s just being human. You only fail when you decide to not try again. So it’s entirely in your control. Once you understand failure, it’s impossible to fail."