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Barry – How have your friendships changed?

Barry – How have your friendships changed?

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Some people have difficulty dealing with people who are injured.  They don’t know how to interact with them, what’s appropriate.  So, what they may try to do is just avoid contact.  It’s really up to you to push them ... Show More

Some people have difficulty dealing with people who are injured.  They don’t know how to interact with them, what’s appropriate.  So, what they may try to do is just avoid contact.  It’s really up to you to push them into a circumstance where they can see that you are still the same person.  You have wheels instead of walking, but you’re still the same person.

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Barry – How have your friendships changed?

Barry

Partner or spouse injured in 2001 at age 56, paraplegic
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Some people have difficulty dealing with people who are injured.  They don’t know how to interact with them, what’s appropriate.  So, what they may try to do is just avoid contact.  It’s really up to you to push them into a circumstance where they can see that you are still the same person.  You have wheels instead of walking, but you’re still the same person.

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