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Trapper John

The comedian known as Robert Klein had another vision for his life. Before we dive into the details of what that means, let us talk about turning down opportunities. Many people have turned down chances that have turned out to be great. Does that mean that person is incompetent for not seeing how great the opportunity is? Not at all.

JIMI CELESTE/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
JIMI CELESTE/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Klein was offered the role of Trapper John but he turned it down. He turned it down to stay focused on his goals for comedy, more specifically his stand-up routine. That doesn’t make him crazy, it just means he knows what he wants.