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I Am Handicapped

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    Saturday is the big day!

    :D I finally get to practice archery again! After having to give it up because the trip there and back home was too much for me to walk, I had to quit archery, something I did with a heavy heart. Now I have a scootmobile, got my own bow and accessories and I'm ready to let the...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    My girlfriend, who is my primary caretaker,

    took our brand new son to another state to visit her grandparents. My parents are unable to care for me these days because shortly after I moved out my mother got a job at an advanced wage then she made working from home and started working full time. Because I need to be fed...
    DisabledBoy DisabledBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I Am In a Wheelchair...

    i was diagnosed with juvenille rhumatoud arthritis when i was a very small child i'm 38 now and i have been in a wheelchair for almost ten years i live in constant pain and my right knee has been replaced my surgeon one of the best in the country told me i was his youngest...
    atasteforsuffering atasteforsuffering 36-40, F 8 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Why Don't My Inlaws Know Or Care How Much I Hurt? (long)

    I was injured at work about 7 years ago and was treated for months for a sprained muscle in my back. The work clinic doctor thought I was faking my pain and tried to fold me in half one day on the exam table, bed thing. I screamed at him and begged him to stop he wouldn't so I...
    MournBlade MournBlade 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    I Am A Victim Of Polio

    hello it catched me when i was 6 y.o. taken my 85% i couldnt go to school. i learned what know by myself. in that reason my English isnt good :) i live with my parents. i have 2 lovely bros. so i feel lucky coz of my family.
    arsy arsy 41-45, M May 21, 2012

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    I Am Lost Now

    Hello , I am Sachin ,25 year old , I have Polio in my legs (both 40 %) I can walk , but not more then 10 mins , or stand for 5 mins confidence , what is it , when everyone see you as some sort of alien Pride , How can I be , when I have to depend on peoples for my daily life...
    sac12345 sac12345 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Not Usually Considered A Handicap

    I have primary nocturnal enuresis, which means I have wet the bed my whole life. I'm in my mid-40s and still wet about 5 nights a week on average. I wear a diaper every night, to keep the mattress dry. This condition definitely was a handicap growing up, but I'm OK with it now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2010

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    I have Muscular Dystrophy,

    which means I'm wheelchair bound for my entire life. Since I was a little girl, I've had a motorized chair to sit in. When I go out in public, I get looks of either pity, or disinterest. I consider my chair a social barrier that keeps people out. Strangers often assume that...
    Graystreak Graystreak 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Not Your Typical Handicap

    My handicap is the result of a very long ago car accident. I was broadsided by a speeding car while riding a bike 40 years ago and it shattered my left femur. The only thing that saved me from a compound fracture was my athleticism and iron hard muscles. The problem was that the...
    onelegshorter onelegshorter 51-55 4 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    especially those with syndromes, such as myself I accept them, I treat them fairly and with kindness like I treat everyone else, I don't change my attitude just because they come...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    It doesn't remotely make any sense. and tbh it's alittle sickening when you think about it. We sit here and say "God has blessed us" and give God all the credit for the good...
    StraighttTruth StraighttTruth 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I had a chat with a robot for the first time in my life. 23 November 2014 22:39:11 Cleverbot: Who are you? 22:39:20 User: Hi! 22:39:23 Cleverbot: How are you doing? 22:39:52...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Nov 23

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    Well , sorry to break it for you but there are people who can't mentally have children.. So having an abortion for a handicapped is better than watching your child get hurt for the...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I am 22 years old and never got a drivers license. People look at me funny when I go to buy a drink and show my learners permit. I get severe panic attacks. I HAVE driven to places...
    birdlover9 birdlover9 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I have so much responsibility. Im 16, i have to go to school and maintain my grades, i have many medical conditions that causes me to miss school, i take care of my handicapped...
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 28

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    I am in my 50's, and I've had questions all my life about my very early childhood. Considering I've had these questions in some form for as long as I can remember, I can't help...
    CatloverDG CatloverDG 56-60, F Nov 29

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    I haven't been diagnosed, but I have intense feelings of wanting some type of disease, medical condition, mental condition, or disability. I'm more fixated on being in a wheelchair...
    MorganDeen MorganDeen 13-15, F Nov 30

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    Actually I don’t think I have hated anyone ever. But if I have done, it was my father. He was the most pathetic turd piece of meat I’ve ever known. My grandma told me that...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just me. U dont have to except it. If u dont, dont make it my problem. I've been through many unfair trials and tribulations in life, which I did not deserve. It hasnt made me a...
    urwright urwright 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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