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My Opposite Hangs Out At The Oregon Country Fair

I am not sure how often, or if ever, people get to meet their “opposite” in life. I have encountered...

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Seeing My Opposite At The Oregon Country Fair – OHS037

I am not sure how often, or if ever, people get to meet their “opposite” in life. I have encountered...

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When Children Ask Me Why I Do Not Have Two Hands

There is typically not a day that I am in out-and-about in the daily flow of life when I do...

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Elbow Power

Who really thinks about how powerful the elbow really is? As a person born with one hand I find myself deeply...

Born With One Hand And Fully Armed

Born With One Hand And Fully Armed

Blog #14 was inspired by a common phrase I have experienced over the course of this one-handed life. I heard...

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The First Time I Saw Myself In Someone Else

One of the interesting aspects about being born with one hand is, “this is all I know.” What I mean is...

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Near Death Driving Experience Across The State of Kansas

Let me start by saying we did almost die a couple of times on that drive across the state of...

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Disability Perks Of A One-Handed Life

I prefer the cooler more positive side of being born with one hand. The more positive we are in life...

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I Never Liked Going to the Beach as a One-Handed Child

As a very young one-handed child I was not a fan of going to the beach. I was stared at...

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One-Handed Boy Goes to the Beach – OHS036

As a very young one-handed child I was not a fan of going to the beach. I was stared at...

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One of My Greatest One-Handed Moments

Living this one-handed life has many fun, unique, and funny moments. In fact, the opportunity to lift people up, make...

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My High School Art Teacher Changed My Life

High School… What a time. For some it was great, for others not so great and for many of us...

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Repaying the Kindness of Others

Sometimes a moment unfolds and we take action like a superhero. It does not always have to be like saving...

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A One-Handed Bicycle Jump to the Moon That Went Horribly Wrong

One-Handed life on a bicycle. From childhood to adulthood it has been quite the ride. For me the freedom and...

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The Right Moment to Make a Difference in The Life of a Little Snowboarder Girl

This is one of my most precious and personally most endearing stories I like to tell. As part of my...

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An Alligator Bit My Hand Off At The Western Idaho Fair

I enjoy not having two hands. There are many interesting and unique benefits of having one hand. Not to mention...

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