Thanks, Gwen. It’s hard to write stories like this because the stuff that makes you cry is the stuff that makes me cry. When I found the photo of that helicopter last night, and when I flashed back to standing there on that flightline, I was in rough shape for a while.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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