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Funny guy Jack Barton reinvents himself at 92

 you hear the one about the 93-year-old guy…? Sounds like a joke but it’s not. It’s the true story of Denver’s Jack Barton, believed to be the oldest active stand-up comedian in the US. At an age when many have slowed down — that is, if they’re still alive! — Barton pushed the reset button for his life and is thriving in a new-found career — one that makes him happy and others laugh. And he’s doing it well. Jack Barton was born in Denver in 1923 and grew up on the West Side. He was the only child of Ida Bartonbaum, who had come to the US in 1922. After attending Fairview Elementary and West High schools, Barton enrolled at DU, which he attended […]
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