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I finally hid my trophies under my bed

A savior complex fueled my persona problem

The awards and medals I erroneously perceived as tangible validation of my adequacy are now stuffed in a shoebox no one sees.

I cautiously approached a table saw with dirty, plastic safety goggles wrapped tightly around my sweaty face. I could barely see.

Welcome to Woodworking, a required class for boys to learn how to make stuff with power tools. Girls took Home Economics to master the art of the perfect pot roast.

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M.M. O'Keefe

M.M. O'Keefe

My mission in 3 words: See, write and inspire. I help men over 50 find their God-given zones of genius. Why 50? Getting fired at age 50 fired me up after 50.