Friday, September 25, 2015

'Getting old ain't for sissies': Cartoonist Jack Ohman draws his dad's final years

"When editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman sat down to illustrate his father’s final years, he did not want to sugar-coat his own experiences providing four years of long term care. Otherwise, the story would not have been worth telling, he explained.

'If you try to be intellectually honest in your work, when you bring up things like people thinking about suicide and what kind of diapers you’re buying for your dad, I think that’s a realistic portrayal of what life is like,' said Ohman, who works for the Sacramento Bee newspaper."



'Getting old ain't for sissies': Cartoonist Jack Ohman draws his dad's final years




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