Emmett Kelly , the man behind the clown character weary willie was born this day in 1898. Weary Willie was a sad faced clown who carried around a sack on a stick. Weary Willie was inspired by the hobos of the Depression era. Weary Willie is the clown that came to sweep up the three rings after other circus acts, and try as he would he was always unsuccessful in sweeping up the pool of the light of a spotlight.
You may want to embrace the spirit of Wear Willie by appreciating the art of clowning, paint your face, learn to juggle or wear big shoes or really big pants
Here are some clown faces to color and a clown snack to fix and eat.
Learn about famous clowns here.