Reuniting With The Man Who Should Have Been My Favorite Uncle

This is my Uncle Butch. He’s a brilliant photographer who in his heyday logged more miles on his bicycle than most folks can fathom. He should have been one of my closest relatives but family drama and hurt feelings ruined any chance of that. It was so bad that the last time I saw him we nearly came to blows. That was twenty years ago.

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Writer (duh) and photographer. Bylines @levelmag @complex @ebony @huffpo shotbyspn.com/findme

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Shane Paul Neil

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Writer (duh) and photographer. Bylines @levelmag @complex @ebony @huffpo shotbyspn.com/findme

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