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Challenge
Challenge

Leaving school in 1959 meant that my whole life was about to change. Born with cerebral palsy, I live in a body with limbs that are difficult to control. My speech is a little slurred. Yet I think like and have the same ambitions and dreams as an able-bodied person. It is very frustrating not to be accepted as such by society.

My social life began to be busy. I was in the Land Rangers and the senior section of the Girl Guides. I enjoyed discovering how to help other people and learning to serve the community. The same driver who took me to my Rangers' meetings volunteered to take me to an evening class for dressmaking. During my final year at school, I had ...

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