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Andre – What was the hardest part about coming home?

Andre – What was the hardest part about coming home?

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I guess the main thing; I just wanted to be as independent as possible, so getting home at first was pretty hard.  At first, I was in a power chair more; I didn’t have much upper body strength because I didn’t start really doing my o... Show More

I guess the main thing; I just wanted to be as independent as possible, so getting home at first was pretty hard.  At first, I was in a power chair more; I didn’t have much upper body strength because I didn’t start really doing my outpatient physical therapy, and strengthening and stuff like that.  I guess the hardest part about being at home was adjusting to everyday life.  I didn’t really want to be a burden on my wife or anyone else, so I always wanted to be as independent as possible.  That was always my goal.

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Andre – What was the hardest part about coming home?

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Injured in 2007 at age 22, quadriplegic
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I guess the main thing; I just wanted to be as independent as possible, so getting home at first was pretty hard.  At first, I was in a power chair more; I didn’t have much upper body strength because I didn’t start really doing my outpatient physical therapy, and strengthening and stuff like that.  I guess the hardest part about being at home was adjusting to everyday life.  I didn’t really want to be a burden on my wife or anyone else, so I always wanted to be as independent as possible.  That was always my goal.

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