I have always resonated with Bourdain. I’ll speak for myself and say that likely I projected on him what I wanted to see in him and by that, of course I mean what I wanted to see in me. Who knows? ; ) In my life experience, others give us an opportunity to explore/realize possibilities in ourselves. With Anthony, for me, it was the swagger that was deeply about his willingness to be publicly vulnerable and an edgy joy he seemed to stroll through life with. Joy? Bourdain? That seems a contradiction in light of recent events but that’s what I saw. Who knows if any of that was true…but that’s what I saw…that’s what he allowed me to experience…those are the possibilities he allowed me to see. And by him, I mean me and maybe us all. Renee, I really enjoyed your letter to Anthony. Thanks!

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