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Harry – How did your family and friends react to your marriage?

Harry – How did your family and friends react to your marriage?

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I think they were happy for me, and hesitant to maybe caution me the way would if I wasn't in a wheelchair, making that decision. It turned out to not be a partially good choice, and it really wasn't the stress of my injury, and my disability... Show More

I think they were happy for me, and hesitant to maybe caution me the way would if I wasn't in a wheelchair, making that decision. It turned out to not be a partially good choice, and it really wasn't the stress of my injury, and my disability that fractured that relationship. It was stresses of my wife's illness; she was diagnosed with leukemia six months after we were married. But, there had been hints, not even just hints, but battles and indications that it was not a terribly good emotional fit before that happened.

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Harry – How did your family and friends react to your marriage?

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Injured in 1974 at age 19, quadriplegic
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I think they were happy for me, and hesitant to maybe caution me the way would if I wasn't in a wheelchair, making that decision. It turned out to not be a partially good choice, and it really wasn't the stress of my injury, and my disability that fractured that relationship. It was stresses of my wife's illness; she was diagnosed with leukemia six months after we were married. But, there had been hints, not even just hints, but battles and indications that it was not a terribly good emotional fit before that happened.

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