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Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall…in my case, literally.

After a diagnosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa in 2001, I immediately stopped driving at night since it was clear I was 100% night blind. My pride got in the way of giving up my freedom to drive entirely. In 2011, when it was time to renew my license, I knew I could not ethically sign my…

Challenges Won’t Stop Me

I’m one of those people who, when asked by a complete stranger where I got my outfit, not only gets excited to tell which Goodwill it came from but share my size and how much I paid. I don’t have many secrets, but getting to know me isn’t easy, especially when we don’t connect outside…


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