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Wheelchair People Are Scary

Wheelchair people can be scary. I know this because I am one. I’ve experienced the leers, the double-takes, the awkward hesitation from others of whether or not to help—it’s a daily occurrence. And I am no exception to the rule.

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Falling Happens [Part 1]

No matter who encourages me—a therapist, my wheelchair dealer, loved ones—I refuse to buckle up and wear a seat belt even though it’s recommended. Let me be clear, I’m not referring to the kind of seat belt one wears while driving or riding in a vehicle.

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