Alan Brings Peace To One Small Corner Of The Middle East

barber shop pole

Alan, our Inspiration, could really bring folks together.  He demonstrated this when he found himself in the Arab section of Tel Aviv. Looking to create and enjoy some fun, Alan marched into a barber shop and claimed that it was his “lifelong dream” to cut somebody’s hair.  Of course, it wasn’t. [ Read More ]

How I Met Alan [VIDEO]

The Big Milkshake tells the story of how he met Alan- the inspiration behind Smiles For All. A funny true story told live at Smiles For All Live’s storytelling show. [ Read More ]

Alan and His Cancer… A True Story of Hope and Optimism

While visiting Alan during his last battle (with cancer), I suggested it may be the right time for his memoirs. His eyes closed for a moment, and then he said, “I have the title – Cancer for Fun and Profit.” [ Read More ]

Alan Repeatedly Showed His Generosity

Alan on Rock

September 20, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I have often noted that Alan, was the most playful man I ever met.  [ Read More ]

Wonderful Wife Saves Alan From Speeding Ticket

speeding ticket

On a long road trip, Alan and his noticeably younger wife were pulled over for speeding.  He complained to the state trooper that getting a speeding ticket would put him in an awkward position. [ Read More ]

A Letter and Thank You From The Big Milkshake

January 18, 2016, To My Beloved Smiles For All Community, [ Read More ]

Alan’s Advice On What To Do With Your Leftovers

leftovers

Alan had a wonderful way of building rapport with folks providing customer service.  Waiters and waitresses were certainly no exception. [ Read More ]

Not Just Children Believe in Santa Claus

Santa Claus

‘Twas the season of Christmas and Chanukah, and Alan and his wife were at the mall.  They saw the mall Santa Claus, and they decided to get into the line.  Of course, the line consisted mostly of young children and their parents. [ Read More ]

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