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    I Hate Pity

    Ok so what, I have not just one but a couple of disabilites.Who cares it doesn't make me any less of a person than any one else. I deal with it every day as do many others. I am a very smart person and I do not let my disabilities get in the way of wanting to do something. I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 9, 2011

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    I was born with spina bifida

    and am in a wheelchair
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    Its Hard

    i sit and wonder why god mad me the way iam there has to be a reason i wish i knew that reason i will find out in time
    dorothy66 dorothy66 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Spina Bifida

    I was born with Spina Bifida.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    I have ADD and Dyslexia.

    My teachers started to treat me differently when they found out.
    Firtreegirl15 Firtreegirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    I Manage

    Well, there's bipolar II, and the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...toss in the learning disabilities.  That alone is disabling.  Then you add in the physical crap left over from the same stuff that left me with PTSD... I'm a right mess!Not saying I mind, really.  I know...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    I'm 28 and was born a dwarf.

    I try to lead as normal life as possible. I'm fairly healthy but biggest problem is reaching things, like an ATM machine
    Rosalindaj Rosalindaj 26-30, F Jun 29

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    New Here

    guess i am one of the newest here problems or what makes me different ins MPD. spianal cord damage do to a plane crash which no one knew a small peace of metal was lodge deep in my spinal cord for over 35 years spinal corde miss formed with a spot that failed to form at level...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 29, 2010

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    I Have A Disability

    i have lived with ocd most of my life , as a kid i never knew what ocd was, so i thought all my thoughts were allmine, ppl really don,t realize how serious ocd really can be , yes it is excess of washing of hands checking doors to make sure they were locked and double check check...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Hello

    Hi there! There`s only seventeen people here, so I`m not too sure if I`ll get much feedback!  Well I`m 47 and in Gulf Breeze, Fl.  Two years ago I had a stroke. My right side is bad.  I`m bored! 
    janedarla janedarla 46-50 3 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    Numbers On Ep

    Hmm, only a few people in this group so far, yet the proportion on EP must be higher, if it follows the general population.  I guess not enough people know about the group yet. 
    Bluegrass Bluegrass 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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