Earlier this week, the West Sussex County Times published a charming little article about a local hero “who devotes a great deal of time and energy to walking many miles clearing litter from near where he lives as well as surrounding areas.” The district’s government is so thankful for his tireless work that they’ve decided to give him the ultimate honor: They’re naming a garbage truck after him.
The litter-picker’s name? David Sedaris.
Yep—that David Sedaris, bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, Naked, and countless endlessly amusing essays for The New Yorker, not to mention umpteen NPR segments. He moved to the English countryside with his longtime partner, Hugh Hamrick, three years ago. READ FULL STORY