Half of bravery is perspective.
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I pause a second. He doesn't look at me the way Will, Christina, and Al sometimes do - like I am too small and too weak to be of any use, and they pity me for it.
My father says that those who want power and get it live in terror of losing it. That's why we have to give power to those who do not want it.
But maybe what I saw as fearless was actually fear under control.
Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.
I breathe in. The water will wash my wounds clean. I breathe out. My mother submerged me in water when I was a baby, to give me to God. It has been a long time since I thought about God, but I think about him now. It is only natural. I am glad, suddenly, that I shot Eric in the foot instead of the head.
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The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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