Posts by AlejAndro Anastasio

Star Wars, Rose City Comic Con, Portland, Oregon, Podcast, Disability

The Hand Of A Jedi Knight

I was born and raised on television. To be more specific I was mostly raised watching science fiction and superheroes...

Star Wars, Rose City Comic Con, Portland, Oregon, Podcast, Disability

Luke Skywalker’s Hand Was Cut Off… I Was Born Like This! – OHS041

I was born and raised on television. To be more specific I was mostly raised watching science fiction and superheroes...

Tibet, Tibetan, Dzogchen, Buddhism, Free Tibet, Poverty, Third World, Vajrayana

The Reason Why A Homeless Tibetan Beggar In China Wanted to Give Me Money

I recently traveled for thirty-five days in Tibet and China. I was part of the 2017 One Path Outreach Medical...

Disability, Disabled Traveling, International, Malaysia, Maleka, Solo Travel, Storytelling, Travel, Blog

One-Handed International Solo Traveling

Solo traveling international style with one hand has it’s own flavor. Traveling with a disability has an entirely different set...

Children, Staring, Curious, Disability, Social Etiquette, Q&A, Questions

Get A Good Look! It Is OK To Stare At Me And My Arm!

In most cases I am telling the parents of children, “It is OK for them to stare at me. They...

Children, Staring, Curious, Disability, Social Etiquette, Q&A, Questions

It’s OK To Stare At My One-Handed Life – OHS040

In most cases I am telling the parents of children, “It’s OK for them to stare at me. They’re just...

Disabled Fashion, Fashion, Style, Sharped Dressed Man, Disability, GQ, Tailored Jacket

One-Handed Fashion

After living this one-handed life since the day I was born, I have finally started to bring a bit more...

infatuation, Romance, Disability, Relationship, Seattle

With Her One Hand She Stole My Heart

The one-handed girl crossing the street stole my heart. I cannot really say it was love as much as it...

Oregon Country Fair, Dating, Advice, Disability, One Hand, Love, Relationships, Mentor

How To Date A One-Handed Guy

These two girls wanted advice on dating a one-handed guy! I am a good person to ask if you are...

Amputation, Limb Deficient, X-ray, Arm, Hand, Life With One Hand, Wounded Warrior

Cutting Off My Arm To Live A Better Life

“I want to cut my arm off to live a better life.” This is a real true to life statement...

Hiring, Disability, Help Wanted, Schedule A, discrimination, ADA, One Hand

Looking For A Job With One Hand

How do you find a job without experience? How do you get experience without a job? Try finding a job...

help, support, boy, teen girl, blog, storytelling, inspiration, kindness

The Girl Who Lived Up The Street

This is simply a short story about a very early one-handed experience. In fact, it is one of my earliest...

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Weapons, Storytelling, Podcast, Dojo, Ukemi, Jo, One Hand

Earning 3rd Degree Black Belt In Aikido With One Hand

Earning first degree black belt in the martial art of Aikido was a great accomplishment and milestone in my life....

Aikido, Martial Arts, Black Belt, Weapons, Storytelling, Podcast, Dojo, Ukemi, Jo, One Hand

One-Handed Aikido – OHS039

Earning first degree black belt in the martial art of Aikido was a great accomplishment and milestone in my life....

Baseball, Little League, Sports, Greatest Moments, Podcast, Storytelling, Jim Abbott

My Most Incredible Baseball Moment

When I grew up Little League baseball was king. In fact, baseball was one of the most popular sports for...

Death, Dying, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Blog, Disability, Last Words

The Last Words My Father Spoke Before He Died

I was with my father the moment he died. When he took his last breath I was there with him....

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