In the forty years since The Joy of Painting first started airing, Bob Ross has become a cultural icon. His gentle, soothing voice is instantly recognizable, and still gives comfort to millions of people around the world. But despite his unshakably cheery demeanor, Bob’s life wasn’t always easy. This is his story. Featuring [Sarah Strohl] (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-strohl-2236731a4/) , Executive Assistant at [Bob Ross Inc.] (https://www.bobross.com/) , and [Kristin Congdon] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristin_Congdon) , author of [Happy Clouds, Happy Trees: The Bob Ross Phenomenon] (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18707782-happy-clouds-happy-trees) .
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