About I graduated from Bodley High School in Fulton, NY in 1972 - went to college for a year to become a teacher, made the Dean’s List and dropped out - my Mom was a Hairdresser and I watched her enjoy her work and make more money than my Dad did working in a factory.
My parents were great parents and were the type who said; "Get a job or Go to school." On kind of a dare I started Beauty School ( in the 70’s) - my art background helped me and to my surprise ( and most everyone elses) I was good at it.
All the girls loved me and so did the boys... hey it was the early 70’s...who knew!!!!! I didn’t - lol.
Long story short I figured out I was gay and it wasn’t "JUST A PHASE" I was going