People’s Angriest Reactions to My Being in a Wheelchair

Matthew B. Johnson
South of Certainty
Published in
7 min readMay 19, 2021

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A black and white picture of an angry man
Image by Olya Adamovich from Pixabay

I’m guessing you read the title and thought, “People have actually gotten angry with you for being disabled?”

The short answer is, yes.

It doesn’t happen often, as most people have been incredibly kind and willing to help if the need arises.

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Matthew B. Johnson
South of Certainty

I’m a Sacramento-based writer, English professor, track coach, C-5 incomplete quadriplegic, diehard 49ers fan, comic book geek, and lover of all things coffee.