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Carlin has funny way of viewing life, even now

George Carlin has spent most of his 50 years in show business doing stand-up. George Carlin has spent most of his 50 years in show business doing stand-up. (E. Pablo Kosmicki/ap/file 2007)
By Nick A. Zaino III
Globe Correspondent / March 14, 2008

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"I quit school after ninth grade. The bet paid off." That might seem like a bit of an understatement, coming as it does from a comedian who has spent the better part of his 50 years in show business as America's premiere stand-up comedian. But George Carlin doesn't look at things the way most people do. If he did, he ... (Full article: 702 words)

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