I’ve Spent My Whole Life Coming To Terms With The Fact That My Father’s Military Service Caused My Disability

The months of October and November bring a lot of emotions for me. October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month and November is my father and mine’s birth month along with Veterans Day. All these important celebrations may seem like they don’t connect but they all explain who I am and why during this time of the year, I tend to struggle with my identities. 

To understand it all, we need to start with my father and Veteran’s Day.

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