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Wheelchair Quotes

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Wheelchair Quotes
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"Dr. Tan sent me an e-mail about two months ago and I told him no. We don't have a wheelchair division because of the difficulty of the course. We have three miles of gravel and rock and I didn't think it could be done."
-Joe Duncan
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"I did not want to meet my queen in a wheelchair. I was on two canes, and I managed to follow the protocol, two steps back, curtsy, two steps forward, curtsy again. The queen pinned the medal on and was concerned about how I was recovering. It was a wonderful honor I will never forget."
-Anna Lee
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"He is in a wheelchair because some of the nerves in the brain have been damaged. He has had learned to talk, hold his head up and everything again."
-Sherry Scarberry
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"Brad Baker, the lead singer for King Snyder, has cerebral palsy and is wheelchair bound. He's worked for years with a group that was affiliated with the HCA."
-Todd Russell
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"The best way to know how to handle situations with somebody in a wheelchair is to ask somebody in a wheelchair."
-Daniel Sutherland
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"One of the things that is real neat to see is the start of the wheelchair race. That is really inspirational to see those guys out there."
-Connie Feist
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"The truth was the old bleachers were really not a very good situation for someone in a wheelchair. When you build something in the 1930s, it wasn't built to accommodate wheelchairs."
-Mark Mcguire
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"I met a man across the street, he's in a wheelchair and he patrols the neighborhood, yeah, and I met another lady across the alley and yeah, I want to meet them all."
-Loretta Dahl
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"Until a couple of years ago, if you were in a wheelchair, you weren't expected to work."
-Robert Stephens
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"That really brought it home for us. As emotional as it was for people in the stands to see Tara in that wheelchair, when you start to think of what could have happened ... it makes you appreciate the fact she is still with us."
-Melanie Davis
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"Edna has to be lifted out of bed and into her wheelchair and back. I can't do that."
-Betty Ellis
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"They said they would buy her house, then build her a brand-new bigger house with a wheelchair ramp and pay for her health care for the rest of her life. It just blew me away."
-Charles Peck
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"As the service moved forward toward its powerful climax, the miracles would begin. Kathryn would suddenly announce that a person in one of the balconies had been healed of an ailment, and someone in the wheelchair section was healed of cancer. On and on the announcements continued as the ushers moved up and down the aisles locating those who claimed to be healed in one of the ways described."
-Margo Mong
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"In the time of FDR, he felt it would not have been politically expedient for him to be seen often in his wheelchair. He thought people would take that as a sign of weakness."
-Alan Reich
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"When people see a wheelchair victim, people seem to think you've lost your brain. I need people to see that I hurt my neck, but I didn't hurt my brain."
-David Winstead
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"I learned to find the bright side, ... I knew I was in a wheelchair, but I was happy I was there. I had two legs, and they were going to get better."
-Angela Moore
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"Every morning began with Roz getting her mother up, dressed and in a wheelchair, then going off to teach classes, grade papers and write for the newspaper."
-W. Hull
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"They don't bark and they don't bite, and they're just the right height for someone in a wheelchair to pet."
-Phil Demeulenaere
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"John is not really handicapped. Yes, he's in a wheelchair, but he isn't handicapped. What he has done is an incredible achievement. John is the engine ? he's the guy who makes it all work. His energy is infectious. We're proud to include him as part of the Ducks' family."
-Frank Boulton
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"She went wheelchair skiing in Tahoe. She's very into wheelchair athletics. She went to some out-of-state tournaments in Florida ... and her foster mom said she's going to start taking tennis lessons."
-Steve Hiltz
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"It teaches them that it takes a lot of skill to play wheelchair basketball and it gives them a new respect for (what it means)to get in a chair."
-Arthur Parsons
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"They see me wheeling around in a beautiful gown, and they realize you can look elegant, and you can lead a happy life in a wheelchair. I know I've helped handicapped people, because I've received many comments."
-Anna Lee
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"The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient. You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he finds his wheelchair from time to time."
-Sarah Brady
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"I'm not used to being physical in a wheelchair, so I have to get used to that. But other than that, I like it."
-James Brady
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"If I find, like, a wheelchair at a garage sale. All I had was my grandpa's wheelchair to work off of and he wouldn't let me do anything to it."
-Stefanie Newhouse
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"Edwin was a tough, tough old guy. He played as recently as November in Baton Rouge, even though he was playing in a wheelchair and it was difficult for him to go."
-Ben Sandmel
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"If a dog is less than 20 pounds, it can't pull a wheelchair. It can't guide an adult."
-Dawn Capp
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"This new initiative at the U.S. Open reinforces our outgoing commitment to recognize the talents of those competing in wheelchair tennis at the highest levels."
-Franklin Johnson
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