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

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

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A lot of people think of hospitals, and think of wheelchairs, and doctors and things like that and they freak out. And, they try to avoid situations because it's so sad, and I mean it's sad, but if you're there for the person, then it hel... Show More

A lot of people think of hospitals, and think of wheelchairs, and doctors and things like that and they freak out. And, they try to avoid situations because it's so sad, and I mean it's sad, but if you're there for the person, then it helps a lot. And, I guess, that just because they're sitting in a wheelchair doesn't mean that they're any different at all, so just treat them the same.

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

Michele

Injured in 2003 at age 21, quadriplegic
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A lot of people think of hospitals, and think of wheelchairs, and doctors and things like that and they freak out. And, they try to avoid situations because it's so sad, and I mean it's sad, but if you're there for the person, then it helps a lot. And, I guess, that just because they're sitting in a wheelchair doesn't mean that they're any different at all, so just treat them the same.

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