I got it from my Father

By: Bailey Purpura

So as you know by now, International Wit focuses on and loves humor. Not only does everyone on our team love to laugh, but we also find humor and its uses interesting. I believe one of the main reasons why I love humor so much is because of my father.

My father, Rich Purpura, has been a comedian since he was 16. He started performing inlocal comedy clubs in his hometown of Chicago and now has a more international audience. My dad currently works on cruise ships for cruise lines such as Disney, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Holland America. When asked if he had any international work, he stated, “Working on cruise ships definitely gives you international experience. I perform for people from all over the world.”

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