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Johnathan – What’s important for parents to understand?

Johnathan – What’s important for parents to understand?

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At the beginning, everyone, I don't want to say they didn't think I could do it, but they wanted to help so bad, because it's like, "Oh, I see you, and you're having such a difficult time, I want to do it for you." And, I wa... Show More

At the beginning, everyone, I don't want to say they didn't think I could do it, but they wanted to help so bad, because it's like, "Oh, I see you, and you're having such a difficult time, I want to do it for you." And, I was the type of person that, I was like, "Ok, well let me try it first, let me try it, and if I have a hard time, then you catch me." And so, that's how we played it. I tried and I did what I had to do , and in the event that I didn't make it, or I didn't complete that, my family was there to help me. So, that was my main support behind me moving forward, and being able to complete therapy, and complete, you know, so many things that I overcame. So, I mean, family support was one of the main things.

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Johnathan – What’s important for parents to understand?

Johnathan

Injured in 2006 at age 19, paraplegic
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At the beginning, everyone, I don't want to say they didn't think I could do it, but they wanted to help so bad, because it's like, "Oh, I see you, and you're having such a difficult time, I want to do it for you." And, I was the type of person that, I was like, "Ok, well let me try it first, let me try it, and if I have a hard time, then you catch me." And so, that's how we played it. I tried and I did what I had to do , and in the event that I didn't make it, or I didn't complete that, my family was there to help me. So, that was my main support behind me moving forward, and being able to complete therapy, and complete, you know, so many things that I overcame. So, I mean, family support was one of the main things.

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