The Difference Between Being Afraid and Being Brave

Adrian S. Potter
3 min readFeb 20, 2022

It’s what you do after you shit your pants that counts.

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My dad served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. His drill sergeant mentality provided me with an anxious childhood. I was an oops kid, an alleged happy accident who was spawned in the mid-autumn of his life. I also represented his sole attempt at fatherhood.

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·