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Survival, accident, luck, miracle: I wouldn’t change any of it
As I consider the wonders of life with a disability, I find myself pondering the survival-miracle-accident-luck narrative. “Survive” is defined as “to remain alive after the occurrence of some event; 2. to endure or live through an affliction, adversity, or misery, etc.” 
“Miracle” is defined as “an effect or event manifesting or considered as a work of God; 2. a wonder/marvel; 3. an effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a supernatural cause.”

“Accident” is defined as “an unexpected or undesirable event often physically injurious.”

“Luck” is defined as “good fortune.”

Every person is different and will evaluate the narrative for themselves. Continue Reading →

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