A. "Persistence counts."
A. Mick in Steve Hunter's "Dead Zero." He had it all but tossed it away--a wasted life, probably the greatest tragedy of all.
A. I do not look like Tom Selleck or sound like Sam Elliott.
A. My vision went bad in grade school and prevented me from becoming a military aviator.
A. My wife, who proves that persistence and determination can overcome years of illness.