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July 13, 2016 1:29 AM
Inspiration maxed out!
He makes me humble -what a phenomenal guy,inspiration
July 12, 2016 3:06 PM
God bless him for his determination and positive attitude! He is an inspiration for us all.
July 12, 2016 2:12 PM
freedom not confinement
Please amend this article and delete the term confinement, which is unacceptable and therefore discredits this entire website. Editors should consult a publication manual (MLA, APA, Chicago) and adhere to accepted standards. In this case, it is obvious that a wheelchair represents freedom to a user - the very opposite of confinement. This patronizing attitude is what disables people, more than their impairments.
July 12, 2016 3:34 PM
Discredits this entire website? gimme a break. the whole point is to show that his inability to walk -- another word for confinement to a wheelchair - does NOT limit his freedom. IN this context the word is just fine, apt and is used to make a point. As a parent of a special needs child I am sensitive to language but all too often find the lengths people go to use p;olitical correct language - and expect/demand others to do the same -- is absurd.
July 7, 2013 10:29 AM
its amazing what someone in his situation can do!!
July 4, 2013 12:50 AM
Such an amazing video! I would suggest changing the tagline by deleting the word "confinement." Even he said in the video he doesn't like the terminology "in" a wheelchair, instead he uses the preposition "on." I had a college professor who uses a wheelchair and who taught me not to use the phrase "in a wheelchair" and instead to say a person who "uses a wheelchair" because that's honestly a more realistic (not to mention more politically correct) way of describing it.
July 3, 2013 3:36 AM
June 30, 2013 10:13 PM
This fellow is amazing, but I am sure glad that I am not his mother....I would "plotz." with worry.
June 30, 2013 7:00 PM
Amazing personality and amazing family! way to go.
June 30, 2013 10:35 AM
Great Spirit, Great Performance!
Outstanding! Amazing! Beyond the imagination!Wonderful message of endless abilities of our body and soul.
July 1, 2013 2:41 PM
The Right Stuff!
Aaron is bringing glory to HaShem, his Maker, by reaching beyond the ordinary! He makes manifest what The Lord has given to each of us, as he touches the heights of his abilities.
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