Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

Fighting a Mugger, Fighting AIDS

Is real courage the courage to love?

What is courage under fire? Can anyone predict their reaction to sudden physical danger? What is heroism? I’ve known many courageous people in my life, but I’ve never considered myself a hero. Many years ago, in an episode I almost never talk about, I jumped a mugger. I barely remember how it happened; I certainly didn’t DECIDE to act. Action



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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.