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YOUNG, WILD AND FREE

I never anticipated the danger I was headed on. I am Ronald Go from Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. I am quadriplegic and here is ...
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PAIN AND LOVE OF A FATHER

….I just have to rest that thought in acceptance that I could be the father I could be, in ways that I can. Pain…people loathe ...
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TWO BATTLES IN ONE LIFETIME (PART 2)

Rather than a victim, I see myself as a survivor. On My Feet From 16 to 19 years old. These were important years of my ...
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TWO BATTLES IN ONE LIFETIME (PART 1)

  Rather than a victim, I see myself as a survivor. I just turned 47. But thirty-two years ago, my family and I never expected ...
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BRAVING THE STIGMA

Sometimes it felt like I was losing my identity. I was trapped in a world I could not get out of, all alone because no ...
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CARRIED IN HIS ARMS

“…there were even times that my father had to carry me on his shoulders just so I could attend school.” I’m Michelle from Cainta, Rizal. ...
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MY CEREBRAL PALSY AND ME

…my parents were already informed that their child would live a difficult life. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is an incurable movement disorder that generally appear during ...
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ADAPTING TO CHANGE

Happiness and contentment filled the once half-empty soul. I’m back to myself and to who I was before my accident.   For some, change is ...
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BORN DIFFERENT

I’m Vladimir Amadeus Felizco Medina, fondly called Vlad by the people around me. I was born and raised in Pasig and I also finished most ...
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THE ICING ON THE CAKE

They say, life is a piece of cake. If I’d compare my life to cakes, I’d say mine would be Dark Forest. Its name is ...
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UNMET EXPECTATIONS

This has been a lifetime quagmire I’ve been struggling with. I bear the semblance of what is “normal” in the eyes of many. But as ...
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RED

People love the sights of red because it reminds them of beautiful things like roses, apples, strawberries and hearts. Red is also the color of ...
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SECOND CHANCES

Everything came fast and easy for me. I started working at a young age and eventually went up the ladder of my career earlier than ...
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IMPERFECTLY PERFECT

I am Anne Honelyne Rigor fondly called Honey by my friends. I have Noonan Syndrome. Though it is a common genetic syndrome associated with heart ...
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LOVE GOD MORE IN DISABILITY

Before I had my condition, I was very active and competitive. I played different kinds of sports like running, basketball and badminton and eventually joined ...
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I’M DEAF, BUT I HEAR LIFE’S WONDERFUL MUSIC

I was not born deaf. I was perfectly normal until life had its turns. When I was nine years old, I got infected with bacterial ...
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I’M QUADRIPLEGIC

I’m Ronniel. I’m fondly called Ron by the people around me. I was part of the 14th batch of Virtualahan’s training program. I heard about ...
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OF MOTORBIKES, ACCIDENTS, AND LIFE

Almost a decade ago, I was at the prime of my life. I had traveled to and fro in several countries across the world and ...
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MUSCLES SHRINKING, HOPES EXPANDING

Life, as they say, is never fair. Many are privileged but many are not.        Well, for years in my existence I had ...
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MY EYES IN THE DARK

They say life is a series of choices! This means our options are not just between a YES or a NO, but a lot of ...