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Dorian – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

Dorian – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

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How sensitive I am to people who are different.  I had compassion before, I had what I thought was compassion before—maybe it was pity—but now I sincerely feel that I have compassion.  Because, when someone with a disability com... Show More

How sensitive I am to people who are different.  I had compassion before, I had what I thought was compassion before—maybe it was pity—but now I sincerely feel that I have compassion.  Because, when someone with a disability comes to our office, and everyone gets a little intense because they don’t know my situation, I’ll go right to that person and say, “Hey, how you doing?”  I’m not even going to focus on the fact that they’re in a chair, or they’re in a motorized wheelchair.  Let’s focus on the fact that they want to work here just like we do.  I think that I’m more compassionate than I could’ve ever expected that I would be, and it’s really because of what I’ve been through.

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Dorian – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

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Son injured in 2007 at age 17, paraplegic
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How sensitive I am to people who are different.  I had compassion before, I had what I thought was compassion before—maybe it was pity—but now I sincerely feel that I have compassion.  Because, when someone with a disability comes to our office, and everyone gets a little intense because they don’t know my situation, I’ll go right to that person and say, “Hey, how you doing?”  I’m not even going to focus on the fact that they’re in a chair, or they’re in a motorized wheelchair.  Let’s focus on the fact that they want to work here just like we do.  I think that I’m more compassionate than I could’ve ever expected that I would be, and it’s really because of what I’ve been through.

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