The Price of Growing Up

The Price of Growing Up

I never thought about dying when I was younger. I don’t mean just when I was a kid, because what kid walks around consumed with death. I mean even as a young adult in my 20’s I felt pretty darn invincible. Again, you might think that’s no big deal, but let me go ahead and clue you in on the fact that in my 20’s I was a Marine Infantryman patrolling the streets of Iraq. And yet still, I wasn’t worried about dying despite death chasing me at every crowded street. But now that I am all “grown up”, it […]