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Harry – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

Harry – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

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I guess I wish I knew that I was going to live on for 35 years, plus. Early on, I'm not sure what the doctors told my parents, but I don't think it was a great prognosis, so I think it scared them. I didn't get that word, so that was prob... Show More

I guess I wish I knew that I was going to live on for 35 years, plus. Early on, I'm not sure what the doctors told my parents, but I don't think it was a great prognosis, so I think it scared them. I didn't get that word, so that was probably a good thing. But I guess I felt, early on, that there wasn't much of a future, or I didn't, I didn't know what kind of future there was. So, that fed into depression, and you know, "what's the point?" you know. And, you know, it's not the case any more, and there are more and more examples out there for you to see, and to get in touch with, and emulate.

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Harry – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

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Injured in 1974 at age 19, quadriplegic
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I guess I wish I knew that I was going to live on for 35 years, plus. Early on, I'm not sure what the doctors told my parents, but I don't think it was a great prognosis, so I think it scared them. I didn't get that word, so that was probably a good thing. But I guess I felt, early on, that there wasn't much of a future, or I didn't, I didn't know what kind of future there was. So, that fed into depression, and you know, "what's the point?" you know. And, you know, it's not the case any more, and there are more and more examples out there for you to see, and to get in touch with, and emulate.

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