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I Do Protest: Part 6

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I Do Protest: Part 6

"It was a battle of egos to see who would get to die the most heroically."

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I Do Protest: Part 5

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I Do Protest: Part 5

"One chance before I just burst into a random dwelling and went to sleep, maybe waking up bloody, but alive."

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I Do Protest: Part 4

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I Do Protest: Part 4

This would be a protest of epic proportions. And then they announced the victory.

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I Do Protest: Part 3

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I Do Protest: Part 3

Another 60 or so miles and we’d be stranded in the middle of nowhere. That’s when I saw the bears in the middle of the road.

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I Do Protest: Part 2

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I Do Protest: Part 2

That's right. I had a companion, a destination, and a call to action. I felt like Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting, begging "Just one more hit! Just one more fookin' hit!"

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Know Your Place

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Know Your Place

Arrogance is an oily thing, greasing the passage of reality through the trembling fingers of people too afraid to wash it off.

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Don't Believe Your Own Press

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Don't Believe Your Own Press

This was crazy, of course. All I’d need to do is be patient and they’d figure it out. But what this job represented to me had clouded my vision.

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 13

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 13

But as soon as he mentioned “muerte,” my kindness switched off and I grabbed my knife, my finger on the flicking mechanism, and turned to see a man with nothing to lose. 

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 12

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 12

She tilted her head and her eyes began to widen, along with her smile, which slowly became more of a gesture of baring her teeth than it was a greeting.

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 11

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 11

It wasn’t about keeping up with those around us, but making sure we had what we needed, the rest going to friends, cold beer, and the big sky.

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An Apology... Kinda

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An Apology... Kinda

"For example, suicidal tendencies and despair don't lead to productivity."

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Doc Ninja

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Doc Ninja

WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 6

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 6

"After basking in one's own ignorance for long enough, it becomes a necessity to remind yourself of the familiar. C'est la vie."

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A Higher Power

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A Higher Power

And the steel mesh fell away, along with the room, leaving her growling, the quick rhythm and depth of it like claws ascending chakras. Then she spoke to me.

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What's in a Name

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What's in a Name

From the TEDx talk to interviews and even the cover of the comic books you may have ordered, this sonofabitch is scattered like glitter at a strip club.

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