May you make it to the top of the mountain of success. I think I’m somewhere around the mountain of lack of preparation. Where are you?
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UPDATE: Here’s the full-sized version, originally from The Etude in 1913. [Thanks, @idefine]
That would be great in any HS teachers classroom. I wonder if you can still get prints.
I found it at http://yellowpagescoupons.net/perfect-graduation-gift-road-success-poster-original-1913-inspirational-allegorical-cartoon-15-yellowpagescouponsnet/
No idea about the vendor, but I’m going to try ordering a couple for myself and a friend.
nice find, earnie
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