"How do people think we all got here? he asked. Go ahead, ask me questions, ask me whatever you want. It was almost a dare. He was willing to go public, he said, because there were other men in the same boat — who had lost their penises because of cancer or injuries — and he knew that many of them were so ashamed and mortified that they were depressed, isolated, withdrawn, living in the shadows, hiding what had happened to them.... He wanted to speak out, thinking maybe it would help other men...."
Re Thomas Manning, the man with the penis transplant.