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Who said 'Courage is not the lack of fear but the ability to face it'?
March 10, 2011 3:57PM
Lt. John B. Putnam, Jr. is credited for the saying. Putnam, a
highly decorated member of the US Air Force, is best known for his
military record during World War II. He died while in service to
his country when his plane crashed July 19, 1944. He was 23 years
James Neil Hollingsworth writing as Ambrose Redmoon wrote "Courage is not the absence of fear, but the judgment that something is more important than fear."