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Stand Up

A middle-aged man who has lost the use of his hands fights to stand up

Photo by Nik Shuliahin on Unsplash

Don’t give up, that’s all people kept saying to me, that’s all I kept saying to myself. But it was so difficult, I was lying flat on my back on the floor, and the task my physiotherapist had given me was to stand up. But how was a person supposed to stand up when they couldn’t use their hands?

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