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Circuit completed

Posted May 22nd, 2014 at 12:11 PM by Sylvano the Wasabus
I was a bit of a strange kid. Not surprising really because Iím a bit of a strange adult. But I digress....

Once when I was 11 or so years old I decided I wanted to see what it would be like if I had no arms. Iíd seen pictures of the armless- the thalidomide babies were getting publicity and I was interested. (for those of you too young to know thalidomide it was a drug given to expectant mothers to help with morning sickness, however the drug resulted in birth defects, usually deformities and shortness in the legs and no arms).

I donít know if my parents noticed that Iíd stopped using my arms. They were a different generation and not very connected to us kids. I like to think Iím connected to my kids but is it true? I only see what they chose to show me.

Anyway, there I was, an armless kid with arms practicing writing and drawing with my feet, dressing, - of course I couldnít eat with my feet in front of my parents. They would have...

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