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What is our most powerful disabilities asset? Sharing what we know to help each other. Join in. Share your story! Include photos or a brief video of what you've been doing, if you like. Below are a few excerpts, or see all the stories in their complete form.


"Trajedy to Thrive" - Margarita Elizondo
"I can still recall the first time I heard God’s voice. June 22, 2006. It was the night I was shot in the neck. The bullet exited through my back, severing my spinal cord. When the man who shot me ran away, he crossed paths with my 13 year old daughter as he exited the hallway which leads to my room..."



"Colton's Story" - michael.darst
"On September 20, 2012 Our son, Colton, was born. During the procedure, we started to notice a change in the doctor and medical staff. They were no longer joking and we got the sense something was wrong...Doctor after doctor told us the same thing, Colton would never walk and never be able to use his arms..."



"Thriving with Epilepsy" - Sandi B
"I grew up with latent seizures but after graduating from college they went full blown. I am not fully controlled, even though I take 5 different kinds of seizure drugs at the total of 20 pills a day. I have a service dog that has saved my life more than once..."



"Becoming the world's first armless airplane pilot" - Jessica Cox
"My name is Jessica Cox and I was born without arms... When I was a child, the teachers at my school in Sierra Vista, Arizona used to prevent me from climbing up the slide. The only thing that they would let me do, was sit on the swing. I used to dream that I was Super Girl, and that I could fly..."
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Our Mission

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---Obstacles we faced
---What we've done
---What we learned
---What we need
---What we offer
-To help each other  
    
Our purpose
    Our story

Catherine Gogel, Publisher

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