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All My Heroes Are Dead

This is a creative nonfiction piece about the calculated risks we take in life and love, told through the lenses of travel and climbing.

Long’s Peak/Meeker Cirque, Colorado. All photos mine or from friends, shared w/ permission.

‘So, I have to ask: what is this? What are we?’

‘Let’s just try and keep things light,’ she had replied, and my heart dropped out of my body.




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Dan Kay

Dan Kay

Medium senior curator. Always adventurous. Occasionally political. I write creative stories about life, love, climbing and travel.

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