The State of the Prostate Address

Cooper Thornton
7 min readJun 10, 2022

Ladies and gentlemen, the Prostate of the United States.

It’s official. I have an enlarged prostate.

I made the appointment four months ago, and this was the earliest they could get me in. A dear friend who read my essay, The Unbearable Likeness of Peeing about my frequent and piddling pees, and who had just had a very successful procedure for prostate cancer, strongly advised me…

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Cooper Thornton

Parent, Actor, People Lover, Observer, Writer and Most Often Happy Depressive in NC by way of LA by way of UK by way of BC by way of TN, where it all started.