“ . . . When I sit back and think a little more rationally, I realize my life is half, so I must learn to do things halfway. I just have to learn to try to be good at being a half a person ... and get on with my life. . . ”
This is from an article Jerry wrote in 1990. And later on, Jerry would make even bigger mistakes. Now, people make mistakes all the time, and recovery from them. But Jerry was just too stubborn.
This almost has shades of Greek tragedy. His strength of personality and stubbornness built up the Labor Day MDA Telethon (Muscular Dystrophy Association), and these same traits took it down.
AHC: Have Jerry Lewis get fully on board with disability rights.