Lee Friedlander, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1979
I have no intention of living out my life as a literal parasite. Pathetic, burrowing, semi-human tick.
”Come Jamie’s turn, he walks up to the post — some men have to be dragged, but not him — steady as a soldier and puts his hands up to be bound … Courage like that is uncommon rare. It wasna ignorance, mind; he’d just seen two men flogged and he knew the same was coming to him. Boldness in battle is nothing out of the way for a Scotsman, ye ken, but to face down fear in cold blood is rare in any man. He was but nineteen at the time.”