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Billy – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

Billy – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

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It’s not the same as before. You’ve got to make adjustments. You’ve got to make adjustments to get them into the house if it’s not handicap-accessible. He can’t do the same things that he was able to do before. His personality changed. I me... Show More

It’s not the same as before. You’ve got to make adjustments. You’ve got to make adjustments to get them into the house if it’s not handicap-accessible. He can’t do the same things that he was able to do before. His personality changed. I mean you know, he was always very competitive and all of a sudden, he didn’t have that drive to live and to compete and everything. And they have to understand that it’s life-changing. It’s not like having a cold and getting over it. This is going to be permanent, more than likely, not always, but to some degree there’s going to be something that wasn’t the same as before.

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Billy – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

Billy

Son injured in 2004 at age 18, quadriplegic
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It’s not the same as before. You’ve got to make adjustments. You’ve got to make adjustments to get them into the house if it’s not handicap-accessible. He can’t do the same things that he was able to do before. His personality changed. I mean you know, he was always very competitive and all of a sudden, he didn’t have that drive to live and to compete and everything. And they have to understand that it’s life-changing. It’s not like having a cold and getting over it. This is going to be permanent, more than likely, not always, but to some degree there’s going to be something that wasn’t the same as before.

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