History of National Spina Bifida Awareness Month Spinal defects have existed since the beginnings of mankind. Anthropologists have uncovered many …National Spina Bifida Awareness Month History
Faces of Spina Bifida
Me, age 6 or 7, I believe. Smartass then, Smartass now!
Unfriendly hands thrusting...pushing me out the door of "a perfect world". Rejected. "You should be with your own kind". "You have no place here". "WE DO NOT WANT CRIPPLES". Cripple. A label given by people living in a sterile world. They cannot let us mar their snow white creation. So conveniently they forget- (shut away, … Continue reading Outcast (1984)
(I wrote this in 3rd grade in London, England). About My Life It feels horrible to be different from other people. So I sometimes wish that I could blow up the world. I have spina bifida and it feels so awful being crippled that I wish I could go outside and shout my head off. … Continue reading Walk a Mile in My Shoes….Thoughts on Growing Up with a Disability