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Nice article on Professional magician David Bowers in the Wall Street Journal retirement section.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-former-sa......42381787

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JOURNAL REPORTS: RETIREMENT SECOND ACTS
A Former Salesman Finds The Trick to Being Happy in a New Career
Professional magician David Bowers realized that people often put off what they really want to do until it’s too late


All his life, David Bowers wondered what it would be like to be a magician. Growing up, he read about magic, attended magic shows and regularly watched “The Magic Land of Alakazam,” a nationally syndicated TV series starring magician Mark Wilson.

But for 39 years, Mr. Bowers was a salesman for Columbia Rubber Corp., based in Beltsville, Md., selling conveyor belts to quarries and heavy industrial operations. He enjoyed the job and was good at it. “All of my customers became friends,” says Mr. Bowers, who lives with his wife in Chambersburg, Pa.

Then, for his 50th birthday party, his wife, Judy, hired a magician to perform. The magician, tipped off by Mrs. Bowers, spoke to Mr. Bowers about what it was like to be a magician—and offered to be his mentor.
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