Why I Don’t View Myself as Disabled

Why I Don’t View Myself as Disabled

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Why I Don’t View Myself as Disabled

We form our identity from the world around us. That includes factors like our relationships with parents, siblings, and friends, what we look like, our sexual orientation, and our religious beliefs, among others. For me, one unspoken taboo is my disability. I use a wheelchair because I can barely walk, I need more time to rest, and I must keep track of countless medical appointments and medications, to name a few things. On the outside,…

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