I Got Incredible Advice About Depression From A ‘Loser’

He was one of my best friends

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“Go wash your car. Then when you’re done, wash it again.”

Cigar smoke hung in the air around my friend’s face as he said that. He was on the back-half of 40 years old. Ex-military. Tattoos all over his body. Smoked 3–4 black and milds per day.