That took courage, David, to write. Those words came from your heart, and that is what it means, that contrary to the event, you have a heart.
I have to agree. We all mature, and, some of us learn and grow. I certainly hope I have. I would now respect a persons wishes no matter if they were famous or not. At a young age, I too would have found it hard to resist taking the photo.
Thanks for posting this.
Moma don't take my Kodachrome away!
Oops, Kodak just did!