Harold Lee, thrived 1919-1939, was nothing if not an inveterate self-promoter. To that end, he seized on a newspaper misprint covering his unsanctioned field reporting on the Mexican Civil War and referred to himself as “Dangerous” Lee. His further adventures across the globe in search of fame, fortune, and glory can be summed up thusly:

Reporting form the front lines of civil wars? Living Dangerous Lee.

Carrying on a string of torrid affairs with married women? Loving Dangerous Lee.

Exaggerating, fabricating, and altering his reports to make them sensational? Writing Dangerous Lee.

Chartering and flying a plane over the undiscovered wilds of New Guinea? Flying Dangerous Lee.

Being devoured by cannibals after crashing? Eating Dangerous Lee.

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