‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Sketches the Life and Struggles of Cartoonist John Callahan

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Sketches the Life and Struggles of Cartoonist John Callahan

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“Maybe you were weakened so you could become strong.”   This sentence comes from Donnie Green, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, in the movie Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, and powerfully summarizes the essence of the movie and its original base of story-John Callahan‘s memoir of the same name was released in 2018.      John Callahan (February 5, 1951 – July 24, 2010) | Image via radio.krcb.org     Born in 1951, John Callahan was adopted as an infant and grew up in a Catholic family in The Dalles, a village in eastern Portland, Oregon. Callahan was sexually assaulted by a female elementary school teacher when he was eight. …