Ed Gavagan

From The Moth, one of the most amazing stories…

A carpenter finds reason to stay in New York City after a chance encounter in the West Village. Ed Gavagan has designed and built furniture on four continents. He has been living in New York City since Ed Koch was mayor.

And his follow up:

Having survived a random, brutal and almost deadly gang attack in NYC, Ed decides he’ll head back home to Wyoming to recuperate. Ed Gavagan has designed and built houses and furniture for fancy people and humble folk on 4 continents.