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Your talk was informative, humorous, emotional, and most of all helped send the message that having a disability is just a minor obstacle toward leading a productive life.
we hope to work with you again in the future.
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Taposh Rudra President, Islander Cultural Alliance
"Great job in speaker selection. Al's message was delivered effectively and humorously. Please continue to focus in on the real diversity issues. Less fluff and more events like this.
See other comments made by attenders of the Al Foxx diversity training at John Deere
John Deere Credit Dept
Although many of the employees in attendance are health-care providers, and daily work with disabled veteran patients; they expressed a new appreciation of their patients’ experiences, frustrations and triumphs.
Department of Veteran Affairs
Puget Sound Health Care System
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Having friends is a never ending source of courage and joy. At 11:30 that evening, my best friend Bonnie and I were finally led from a recovery room outside the Surgery Pavilion to a nice corner room. Continue reading
We’ve been to several doctors who deal with cancer. If left to myself, I would have gone with the first surgeon we saw. I figured A cancer doctor is a cancer doctor. I was Wrong! Thanks to Bonnie’s loving care and her persistent search for the best treatment option we could find, I ended up being educated and choosing to go with robotic cancer surgery, which requires less tissue destruction and has a quicker recovery time than regular surgery. How glad I am for Bonnie’s care and her persistence. Continue reading
.Acceptance of myself and my situation requires me to do at least two things. The first is to make the most of the abilities I still have which includes grabbing my cane and hobbling along with great gusto. The second key to accepting my situation is learning my ABCs.
Accept the Book I’ve Been Given
Believe I Can Write a Happy Ending
Care About Myself by Caring About others Continue reading
Aside from our own choices to be flexible enough to persist until a particular obstacle is overcome, change is the only constant in life. While this uncertainty makes it difficult to plan for a specific future, if this inconsistency in the way things are is accepted and planned for, change can be embraced as a dependable friend. Continue reading
I naively thought that surviving a motorcycle crash that left me brain damaged and with a paralysis disability but with a resilient spirit was enough to pretty much excuse me from having to deal with another life changing, or at least potentially life changing, crash. Continue reading