graduation

High school graduation made me feel mature, but I grew up the day I realized that I've never been alone in dealing with my disability

posted on July 1, 2011 - 4:12pm
It didn’t happen during my childhood, when I walked around wobbly with a pediatric walker, smiling and conversing. It didn’t happen in my sophomore year of high school, after an emergency room visit led to an 11-day hospital stay and a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. It didn’t happen my senior year of high school, after a four-day hospital stay to implant a pacemaker to regulate my slow heartbeat....

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