I remember the day I realized that I actually couldn't turn back time and that I would have to accept myself as I was. It was a good day. My mood was positive, my future seemed bright, and I looked in the mirror and smiled.
Monday's Philadelphia funeral for former heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier brought some old but still very salient issues back to the fore. Frazier's sudden death from liver cancer has reminded many of some uncomfortable truths.