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El Valor del Trabajo

Silvia es una mujer que trabaja. Ella vive en silla de ruedas y tiene un 50% de visión. pero con la luz de su espíritu y su voluntad de vivir da de comer a sus dos hijos junto a su esposo ciego.

I am not defined.

Am I my country, that girl from the US? No. Am I my class, that girl who thrived in a loving home? No. Am I my family, mother, wife, daughter, sister to two handicapped brothers? No.

GENDER AND CARE-GIVING

There comes a time in one’s life when one is very young, gets sick, gets temporarily or permanently disabled or grows old, therefore care-giving is needed at one point in everyone’s life.

A world 20 metres square

Sitting in on the Physiotherapist and Prosthetists/Orthotists Training Workshop at Veterans International, I listened as the team members presented their case studies.

It happened to me!

How do one start this story? A story so personal, thought provoking, it sends down shivers and forces out tears from my eyes.