The Gold And The Broken Bits

Episode 35

The Gold And The Broken Bits

Chris was born with cerebral palsy. Growing up, his parents taught him he can be anything he wants to be. They raised Chris to stay positive — to get on with it no matter what.

But “getting on with it” isn't always so easy when others won't make room for you to be a full person. As Chris gets older and becomes his own person, he learns that his disability means he can’t necessarily be everything he wants to be, do everything he wants to do. He learns that there will always be people in the world who want to limit him. And that really effing sucks.

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