Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Failure Is Not An Option, It’s Mandatory

A maxim that I live by.

Photo Credit: Matthew Maniaci (2021)

I have a friend who is a Cold War Army veteran. He worked with nuclear weapons in the 80s, when the threat of nuclear annihilation was real. He’s a wickedly intelligent man, well-versed in history (particularly military history) and with a fairly broad scientific knowledge base. He spent a significant amount of his life in the Army, after which he applied…




In which I write one thing each day.

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.

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