The Enthusiast is your weekly tap on the shoulder that life is worth living. New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Brad Montague delivers reminders of goodness in the world through stories old and new. This project is rallying people to add real joy, hope, and beauty to the world.

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Special agent at Fantastic Bureau of Imagination. NYT best-selling author and illustrator. Stubborn optimist. Joy rebel. Enthusiast.