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Jenn – What’s the hardest part about having a disabled family member?

Jenn – What’s the hardest part about having a disabled family member?

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The hardest thing for me is that I don't want people to view him differently, and I know that people do. And, when we are together, when we go places together, I get angry when I feel that people are looking at him differently. It doesn't bot... Show More

The hardest thing for me is that I don't want people to view him differently, and I know that people do. And, when we are together, when we go places together, I get angry when I feel that people are looking at him differently. It doesn't bother me if people stare a little bit or wonder, but it makes me angry when I feel that people are looking at him in a different way. We've been in crowded places before where people who can't get by will just push his wheelchair out of the way without asking him, and that has been the hardest thing for me is to see the public's reaction to him.

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Jenn – What’s the hardest part about having a disabled family member?

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Brother injured in 1999 at age 23, paraplegic
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The hardest thing for me is that I don't want people to view him differently, and I know that people do. And, when we are together, when we go places together, I get angry when I feel that people are looking at him differently. It doesn't bother me if people stare a little bit or wonder, but it makes me angry when I feel that people are looking at him in a different way. We've been in crowded places before where people who can't get by will just push his wheelchair out of the way without asking him, and that has been the hardest thing for me is to see the public's reaction to him.

Jenn – What’s the hardest part about having a disabled family member?
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