day : 19/08/2015 1 result

Being disabled

Haflidi, almost 10 years old, is my son. I knew when I was 20 weeks pregnant that Haflidi would be born without legs. Not knowing what this would mean for his future, my husband and I were worried and confused. When we returned home after the ultrasound appointment, we googled 'double amputee' and up came a video of Oscar Pistorius, running in the Olympics in Athens. I cannot begin to explain what a relief that was; knowing that not only would my son be able to walk, he would also be able to ...