I know I have not always been courageous, a few times I’ve been scared to death, and once I was downright cowardly. I don’t think of myself as a courageous person. I’ve been scared at almost every step of the way, at almost every picket line and at almost every hearing. So what is courage? It sure isn’t lacking in fear. Courage may be doing something in the face of fear – that moment when you’re afraid, and you want to quit, but you keep going anyway. Courage may be when you decide, I’m not going to put up with this anymore. I think too much of myself. I don’t want to be treated this way, and I am not going to be treated this way.

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