FOF #2941 – A Gay Marine’s Story of Surviving War, Cancer & Journalism

Mar 2, 2021 · 1985 views

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At the young age of 17, James Curry hoped to escape a hostile home by enlisting in the Marines, and ended up right in the middle of the terrible War in Iraq.

Today, Peabody award winning journalist and writer James Curry joins us to talk about his new book Staying Alive: Surviving Abuse, Fighting a War and Beating Cancer- My First Twenty-Five Years.

James survived his tour of duty by hiding being gay under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy, but then after returning to civilian life, lost his first boyfriend and ended up homeless.

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  1. Avatar BMA says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation. Good job!

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