Dave, there are no “right” answers to this prompt and I thank you for taking the time to write what you did. This is an opportunity for you to speak your mind and recount some of the experiences that formed your identity as a man, and that’s what you did.

I am linking all response stories as they come in at the bottom and after a couple of weeks will do a separate story that has them all together for easier reading.

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