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I Am Disabled Fromwork

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    My aunt is disabled and I love her so much because even though no one can really understand what she's saying I feel like me and her have a special bond we have many things in...
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My wife and I were married for just over a year and our son was just not even a year old when my wife became severely disabled from an anoxic brain injury. She was non responsive...
    tstanley2014 tstanley2014 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I Wasnt Always Like This... k. so, i hav cancer in my brain, the docs tried to remove it and they ****** up so now I'm disabled. Sometimes I wish I died on that table... is life...
    BarelyAdulterated BarelyAdulterated 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I witnessed some cases where people with not-so-obvious disabilities in the workplace where discriminated against - treated unfairly in the following ways: Sexual harassment...
    helpwithdisability helpwithdisability 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    I want to know how we as a country can give support to disabled veterans, what are your biggest concerns and how do you struggle on a daily bases? How do you feel after returning...
    sunstillshines sunstillshines 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    3 years ago this May my husband fell over after a week of tests they found out he had a brain tumor that was crushing his brain stem. He had 2 surgeries, 7 cardiac arrests and...
    jenjen42 jenjen42 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    The other day, I was in a 24*7 shop, doing my groceries. The cashier was a 25-30 year old woman with Down's. When I reached the counter, there were these two college kids getting...
    TheConcierge TheConcierge 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Why do I feel so upset lately I don't understand
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    At a very young age I suffered a serious head injury which left me paralyzed on one side(my left),doctors told my parents that I would never walk again. My family refused to accept...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Not nice. :( don't be a turd.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    At my church. There is this one girl with Down syndrome and her parents are there next to her and they have an aura of like "Jesus. We are calling. Waiting." I wanted to help. But...
    Diana14R Diana14R 18-21, F Apr 5

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    This is for Ruth wherever she may be.She was a girl in my class.She had polio and we used to help her up the stairs.She had a smiling face.I suddenly remembered her today.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    They can't help it and most of the time they are just the sweetest people!
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    With a passion do I hate it so much! I have family and friends that have disabilities. They are just like everybody else and they are honestly the most compassionate, sweet people...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It's wrong but I always laugh some on the inside.. And sometimes outside
    JadenLangVageta JadenLangVageta 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Having my disability, I can understand what the children go through. I feel looked down upon by some on this site. I recently told someone here that I have epilepsy and they...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    i have been fighting with the phx VA for 18 months trying to get surgery in my neck which is still not scheduled and has taken so long that tests have had to be redone, tests which...
    gumba30 gumba30 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I wonder if there are any outside sources of support for employees who have been traumatized in their workplaces and have slipped through the net, unable to get help from social...
    helpwithdisability helpwithdisability 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    My mom is a special ed teacher and I want to be a speech therapist for special ed. I work with the kids a lot and love them so much and it seriously breaks my heart when people...
    oliviahuss1 oliviahuss1 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    This country is ******. http://aattp.org/special-ed-student-who-recorded-bullies-tormenting-him-accused-of-felony-wiretapping/
    Yami001 Yami001 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The one thing I will definitely not tolerate!!!!!
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    People like that are ignorant and stupid. They don't know him much they hurt that person, what if they had a disability also? Wouldn't they get mad or sad if someone made fun of...
    captainlexter captainlexter 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This actually makes me so mad! Like why pick on someone over something they have no control over? I know this first hand because both my mom and brother have special needs. Yes i...
    Torrii19 Torrii19 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate it when people r mean to kids n adults with special needs cause I have members on my family that have down syndrome n other needs so it's not funny or nice to pick on them...
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Bullies are really people who are too scared to live their own lives so they try to make themselves look better by picking on and saying bad things about other
    SofiaAlexia SofiaAlexia 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really dislike any type of bullying but to bully someone who can't even defend themselves really makes me mad.
    ariannexo ariannexo 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I heard it said before by someone with no physical disabilities that they did not know that someone physically disabled that they knew had a hard time doing things. It is my...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Disabled. Why. Why so many disabled. Why are victims better than others. When will society stop disabling us. When will health become the goal. When will society...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And if you think lawyers don't have hearts. Read the best lawyer story of all time...bar none. The United Way Health Research Foundation realized that it had never received a...
    BlondieHills BlondieHills 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    . . . Does that say 5 or 15? I'm going to go with fifteen, just for fun. I'm kind of angry at the moment, so expect a mad-sounding post. 1. Threats directed at my girlfriend. If...
    ForeverFable13 ForeverFable13 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    And if you think lawyers don't have hearts. Read the best lawyerstory of all time...bar none. The United Way Health Research Foundation realized that it had never received a...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My home situation is all messed up. Currently I don't live with my Mom and I don't know my Dad, he left long ago. I stayed with my Aunt for a month but she couldn't take care of me...
    lilburden lilburden 13-15, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My 8 year old son has leukemia. My 16 year old son has psychosis. My 20 year old is a high functioning autistic. My 9 year old daughter has Tourette's. I am married to a heartless...
    notasheeple notasheeple 36-40, F 18 Responses Mar 24

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    140325-0019 I will write more, or at least I will tell you this now, and hopefully carry it out, later today. I wanted to come here and interview myself, as if I was lying on a...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 24

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    Hi everyone, if your interested. i am 36 year old guy. i am bored and i m still looking for few more new friends. also i am open to any ages for talk about everything from my...
    wheelchairdavid35 wheelchairdavid35 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm grieving tonight. My story is very long. To make it short. It includes, poverty, child hood sex abuse at 6, and 9. Adoption and finding out under bad circumstances at the age...
    burbanek burbanek 46-50 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Next month will be a year I have been seeing my married man. Sometimes I go over the year and wonder how I really got here. Why am I dating a married man?? I never expected to fall...
    Lishadntplay Lishadntplay 26-30, F Mar 27

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    And I'm winning. But man did it take a long time to find the right weapons to fight back. Depression had kept me down for years and since I felt that no one cared or understood...
    ltdjim ltdjim 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Dear dada,I would never know how you look if mama didn't keep our old pics. I wonder how you are dada. Mama said you left us for another woman, and that we are only your second...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It's amazing. I gained 120 pounds a couple of years ago, being on prednisone for my condition and having a broken hip for seven months. I'm still disabled, but I am making slow...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 22-25, M Mar 29

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    A helicopter was flying around above Seattle when an electrical malfunction disabled all of the aircraft's electronic navigation and communications equipment. Due to the clouds...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 6 Responses Mar 29

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    All the people that work at the group home for disabled people that I work at are either in a relationship, engaged, or married. They all have found the perfect guy/girl for them...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I suffer from CRPS. I have two daughters 6 & 2 w/my husband of 7 yrs. my husband has gone behind my back 7 times and was talking to other women including ex gf. This past February...
    RWard711 RWard711 31-35, F Mar 29

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    The thoughts about trying to commit suicide are just more real yet less intense. I mean I cry about it and it scares me but it seems more like a job to be done. There are moments...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was at the shopping centre for an excursion with my class during the day. It was for my business and wasn't very exciting. At the end all my friends left and I was just about to...
    manchester20 manchester20 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My daughter has autism. I gave up my carreer to take care of her until she was in sixth grade. I fought for services paid for groups paid for kids to hang out with her and did...
    LS66 LS66 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Miley Cyrus just lost her dog. Poor thing! A lot of people do not realize that these celebs have real lives, hearts and feelings beyond the press and celeb fluff of every day life...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 3

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    I met a man before in my home state Hawaii that has Multiple Personality Disorder. He was also blind. His main personality was named Andy. He and I met while I traveled on Handi...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    More than once actually. One time when I was in high school, schoolmates spread horrible rumors about me and another guy. He didn't like the rumors. Neither did I. The difference...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's not on purpose. It's just me. They assume I'm scared, or shy, or don't like them, or I'm mute, or I'm mentally disabled. I'm not. Or at least not to my knowledge. Most times I...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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