Wow, I really appreciate the encouragement. Yes, the characters are drawn from life. I’m fortunate to have surrounded myself with interesting people when I was young. But I must hasten to add that the story is purely a creation of my imagination. Most of the people I based my characters on are no longer with us. They’d be purely appalled to see the situations I’ve stuck them in.

I can only hope they’d see the love shining through my descriptions.

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

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