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Ramon – What was your greatest fear at first?

Ramon – What was your greatest fear at first?

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I come from an ethnic, my ethnic background, where we’re the “malitos,” we’re the sick ones.  And, you know, there’s something wrong with me.  And being in a chair, there’s something wrong with me.  ... Show More

I come from an ethnic, my ethnic background, where we’re the “malitos,” we’re the sick ones.  And, you know, there’s something wrong with me.  And being in a chair, there’s something wrong with me.  The thing that really hurt me was that what about, you know, “Am I going to have a family?”—“Am I going to, like, have a house?”—“Am I going to be able to be the…”  When I was a kid, you know, you look at everybody grow up around you like, somebody got a car, they got a boat, the house, you know, the family—“Am I going to be able to do that?”

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Ramon – What was your greatest fear at first?

Ramon

Injured in 1999 at age 25, paraplegic
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I come from an ethnic, my ethnic background, where we’re the “malitos,” we’re the sick ones.  And, you know, there’s something wrong with me.  And being in a chair, there’s something wrong with me.  The thing that really hurt me was that what about, you know, “Am I going to have a family?”—“Am I going to, like, have a house?”—“Am I going to be able to be the…”  When I was a kid, you know, you look at everybody grow up around you like, somebody got a car, they got a boat, the house, you know, the family—“Am I going to be able to do that?”

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