Frozen out: for ten years Pat Burnham was the creative center of arguably the country's most creative shop. It turns out he was on thin ice

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In Minneapolis, commercial director Rick Dublin’s annual….Then Pat Burnham walked in. There was just the hint of a smile dancing around his mouth and a crude cardboard sign hanging around his neck. It read: Will Work for Food.”It was pure Burnham,” says one Minneapolis creative. “In a single stroke, people knew whatever else he might have lost, he hadn’t lost his perspective.”

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