And to think, you’re 21! You’re so far ahead of the game. Keep going, Johan. You’re an inspiration, and I’m rooting for you. I’m 48 and only now beginning, just barely, to find the courage to go for what I want (and even now, I almost typed “to try to go for what I want.” When I hear my kids say, “I’ll try,” I say, “Don’t try. Do.” But, do I follow my own advice? Well, in this case I did. I paused and stopped myself from typing “try.” But it scared me. Because “try” is my out. In one more decade, I’ll be 58. Incredible. So, I need to make this decade count. I love your work. And your writing is getting better, more fluid, more brave, fast. Thank you for sharing your journey.

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