The farther you…

The farther you go…the harder it is to return. The world has many edges and it’s easy to fall off.

– Anderson Cooper


born in New York, New York, The United States June 03, 1967
gender: male
genre: Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Anderson Hays Cooper is an Emmy Award winning American journalist, author, and television personality. He currently works as the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live on location for breaking news stories.

Cooper is the younger son of the writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and the artist, designer, writer, and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II of the prominent Vanderbilt Family of New York.


5 thoughts on “The farther you…

  1. Happy birthday, Anderson Cooper! The silver-haired journalist jump-started his career by forging a press pass and filing reports from Myanmar. He turns 46 years old today. 🙂

  2. i have always enjoyed Anderson. He has quite the fascinating background – his mom is the designer Gloria Vanderbilt. The above quote is very interesting – I am sure just a coincidental reference – but his brother committed suicide by jumping off a penthouse terrace.

    • How awful about his brother. 😦
      Like the quote above, this one is also from his book, Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival: “But in truth, the world is constantly shifting: shape and size, location in space. It’s got edges and chasms, too many to count. They open up, close, reappear somewhere else. Geologists nay have mapped out the planet’s tectonic plates -hidden shelves of rock that grind, one against the other, forming mountains, creating continents – but they can’t plot the fault lines that run through our heads, divide out hearts.
      The map of the world is always changing; sometimes it happens overnight. All it takes is the blink of an eye, the squeeze of a trigger, a sudden gust of wind. Wake up and your life is perched on a precipice; fall asleep, it swallows you whole”
      ― Anderson Cooper,

  3. Anderson Cooper is another favorite of mine!!

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