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Darwin – What’s gotten harder over time?

Darwin – What’s gotten harder over time?

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A friend of mine just is getting ready to go on a trip to Australia, backpacking on the unbeaten path.  I, the year before my injury, I had taken a one-month backpacking trip to England, France, Spain, Norway, Austria, Germany, Italy.  And ... Show More

A friend of mine just is getting ready to go on a trip to Australia, backpacking on the unbeaten path.  I, the year before my injury, I had taken a one-month backpacking trip to England, France, Spain, Norway, Austria, Germany, Italy.  And to go to these places, you can go to these little hostels, these off-the-beaten-path type places, but the fact of learning that things are inaccessible in a chair is the biggest thing.   So, travel has been very limited; I love to travel that’s why I joined the military, to see the world.  Not to be able to see the world as much the way I want to see it, the way the old Darwin saw it, that’s become more difficult.

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Darwin – What’s gotten harder over time?

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Injured in 2008 at age 33, paraplegic
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A friend of mine just is getting ready to go on a trip to Australia, backpacking on the unbeaten path.  I, the year before my injury, I had taken a one-month backpacking trip to England, France, Spain, Norway, Austria, Germany, Italy.  And to go to these places, you can go to these little hostels, these off-the-beaten-path type places, but the fact of learning that things are inaccessible in a chair is the biggest thing.   So, travel has been very limited; I love to travel that’s why I joined the military, to see the world.  Not to be able to see the world as much the way I want to see it, the way the old Darwin saw it, that’s become more difficult.

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