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I Have A Disability But I Am Not Disabled

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    My sister is in a relationship

    and I'm not. I always get the "pretty disabled girl" title. Why can't it just be pretty girl? I don't know. It's bothering me lately.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    It really annoys me when I see people

    who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up problems, then they get payed loads of money every month that should be going to people who actually do have problems. It is so wrong, don...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I have Spina Bifida and therefore I use a

    wheelchair to get around. I am very independent and ambitious and always doing things which is why I say I have a disability but I am not disabled. I don't let the chair stop me from living the life I want to live.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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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 this-(& said one day he will walk again). With the help & guidance of great doctor's near the military base in which we lived near I began to...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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