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

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

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A lot of people could misunderstand that everybody's injury isn't the same because they're in a wheelchair. Somebody just walk up to you with a story out the blue saying how they knew somebody a football player, whatever, and just say, &q... Show More

A lot of people could misunderstand that everybody's injury isn't the same because they're in a wheelchair. Somebody just walk up to you with a story out the blue saying how they knew somebody a football player, whatever, and just say, "yeah, they ended up walking again." You really don't want to hear that because you really know how the injury is. Once this happens to you in real life, it's stationary, it's not going anywhere.

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

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Injured in 1998 at age 19, paraplegic
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A lot of people could misunderstand that everybody's injury isn't the same because they're in a wheelchair. Somebody just walk up to you with a story out the blue saying how they knew somebody a football player, whatever, and just say, "yeah, they ended up walking again." You really don't want to hear that because you really know how the injury is. Once this happens to you in real life, it's stationary, it's not going anywhere.

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