Above: "We have art so that we do not die of reality." (Ray looks like he belongs in Mission Control, c. 1966)
- Ray Bradbury: ‘Idea writer’ spun powerful tales - Salt Lake Tribune Editorial
... As a child, Bradbury was plagued by nightmares. Yet he couldn’t get enough fantasy and science fiction in his reading and movie habits. He loved Halloween. He never lost his childlike view of the world, shifting rapidly from wonder to fear and back again.
Ray Bradbury’s life was not simple. But it was long and productive. We are the better for it.
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