Friday, October 03, 2008

Salute to a Legend

Legendary Guyanese cartoonist, Hawley Harris, succumbed yesterday after a battle with diabetes for several years.

Harris, the recipient of several awards over the years, including the Golden Arrowhead of Achievement for his contributions over the years, was employed during his illustrious career as a cartoonist at New Nation and Mirror, two political organs; Guyana Chronicle, Stabroek News and Kaieteur News.

Born on September 17, 1931, he produced the comic strips appearing in the local dailies. These included Little Sue, Betty and Joe, A Little Soap, and Edward Riley (Hound dog) among others. He also produced a wide range of editorial cartoons.

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