Today, it seems like someone else’s life instead of my own very young self. But the memories come back as though it were just a few weeks ago.
I wish I had been as cool as you imply I might have been. But looking through the viewfinder of a camera gives one the courage to get through extraordinary circumstances. Still, I suppose, people skills stood me in good stead throughout my career; part of the character set for being a good portrait photographer and photojournalist. In that context, you might enjoy reading this: