“My father is growing old and I can’t do anything about it.”

“Take care of you”

Raffaella said there is nothing she can do about her father growing old but she does a very powerful thing by choosing not to let the obstacles inhibit her relationship with her father. Disability can be acquired through an accident, it can emerge as people age, and it can be something a person is born with. The responses to disability, to age, and to illness vary greatly. What does it mean to choose to build or preserve relationship when disability changes how we interact with each other?

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“Hi, I’m beth, from Singapore and im eleven years old. This story reminds me of my bond with my dad, and i hope to be like Raffaella Monterosso and take care of my dad when he grows old. I feel that Raffaella's dad is blessed to have such a good daughter like her.”

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