Originally Posted by Baby Lee
Absolutely not. Don changed from the guy whose 'story' is private and irrelevant, because he was the employee who came up with the brilliant pitches, to the face of the organization.
He didn't want to pitch a story for himself in part because it's manufactured, and in part because he loathes parts of what makes him tick.
He thought he could be the face without a backstory, but when it cost them business, he realized the face has to have a story.
I get that but it's still not "him", as in the real
him, Dick Whitman
It's Don Draper, the fabrication.
That's what I found interesting about the opening line: "Who is Don Draper?". It has a double-edged meaning.
I'm glad you all enjoyed, I was just expecting more.