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Climb Your Own Ladder

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Be yourself and climb your own ladder. Be proud of who you are and what you have to contribute. The creative mind is a valuable gift. Believe in yourself and trust that your imagination can take you the great heights with the power of optimism and positive thinking.

Believe in Yourself!

Believe in Yourself! Only You can be You. You're genuinely unique and you have something to contribute that no one has ever seen before. Your optimism is powerful. You have a positive vibe that attracts others and encourages others to be happy. Be yourself and live the life you want to live. Success is found [...]

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Spreading Optimism for 30 years

Live Your Truth. Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams. Penman the Optimist has spread the power of optimism since 1989. 

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Penman the Optimist Turns 30 This Year

Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams. Penman the Optimist Turns 30 this year. We're positively optimistic about the year ahead. What began as a cherished character drawing in the fifth grade of a one room school house near Aspen, Colorado in 1977 has become a positive and timely motivational inspiration to all those who refuse to [...]

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PENMEN T-Shirts

Before Grin Big! ™ there were PENMEN® Posters, PENMEN® T-Shirts, the PENMEN® Comic Strip, and the PENMEN® Book. The ever present message of optimism and positivity was expressed through Penman's exploits and creator Gary Blehm's speeches to schools encouraging kids to "Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams". The fact that Blehm had first began working on his optimistic character in [...]

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Now That's a Happy Hat!

New Happy Hats from Grin Big!™. They'll know you're wearing a grin when you have this head gear on. If you love ball caps this could be a very special addition to your collection. Spread Optimism when you wear the cap of positivity. Remember, Dreams Come True in Optimistic Apparel from Grin Big!™

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Grin Big!™ Ball Caps from PENMEN® Studios Offer Positive Vibes for Your Smiling Happy Head

Wear a smile everywhere you go with a Grin Big!™ Happy Hat. When you wear a hat, it should be a happy one. Express you love of life with one of these delicious caps with Penman's big grin over your own smiling face. Be positive and follow your dreams. Always do what you love to do.

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