Jonathan Franzen on Charles Schultz -
"Schulz wasn't an artist because he suffered. He suffered because he was an artist. To keep choosing art over the comforts of a normal life ......is the opposite of damaged. It's the sort of choice that only a tower of strength and sanity can make."
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