A common experience we all deal with: Pain

Two experiences we all have in common — birth and death. Between these two is another one — pain. Everyone feels pain.

Young children feel pain that makes them cry when they are hungry or need a diaper change or bump their head. Their pain is mostly physical.

As we age, grow, mature, we experience another kind of pain — emotional. At some point in my early life, I stopped crying, or at least I tried hard not to cry. No matter what the hurt or physical pain was, I refused to allow myself to cry. My cousin, Rudy, taught me that men don’t cry.

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