My Life In A Wheelchair Doesn’t Stop Me

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  • Published on Dec 18, 2018
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    Sara is paralyzed and being paralyzed feels like you are glued to a wheelchair that you can't get out of, that you're just stuck in. And that feeling doesn't stop, no matter what.
    When she was in elementary school it was really difficult to fit in with the other kids her age. All around her were kids that were running and walking and playing and doing a million other things that Sara just couldn't do.
    She would roll her wheelchair to the school's porch while the other kids were playing sports so she could watch them. She would spend that time imagining what it would be like to do sports and play and run with the other kids, and she felt so super lonely during those times.
    Also, being stuck in a wheelchair made the other kids feel weird about her, and they would act awkward and uncomfortable around her. But she had amazing and wonderful teachers who were always there and always gave her the support she needed.
    They told her that if she believed "nothing can stop me" then nothing could. And they told her to follow her own path and that she could find one that was made just for her. This helped her a lot and she always remembered it.
    When she turned 14 her parents decided they would move from the their home to Budapest where there was a special school with a whole bunch of other kids in wheelchairs. The whole place had been designed just for them. For Sara it was the light at the end of a long tunnel.
    The school was a dream come true and really changed her life - she could finally enjoy herself. She made friends and they celebrated her talent for speaking English so well, and that made her feel proud and accomplished and, just like her teachers had told her, like even though she was stuck in a wheelchair, nothing would stop her.
    One of her new teachers was the English teacher, lector, named Beth, and Sara really likes her a lot and gets along with her really well. This new teacher has really inspired Sara and makes her feel like her strong spirit is coming up inside of her!
    The school has a college in it as well, and now Sara lives in the dorms there and she has learned to be really self sufficient and to take care of herself, and to begin that journey toward the path meant just for her.
    Sara has set her goals and has persistence. When she turns 25 she wants to move to Los Angeles and work as a journalist. Being stuck in a wheelchair never stopped her from writing, and she loves it and has been doing it since she was young. She knows now that's her path, that's what she wants to do.
    She has learned that no matter what, even if you're paralyzed and stuck in a wheelchair, you can achieve anything! She told herself that. Her parents loved and supported her and told her she was right about that, that she could achieve anything and will.
    And, through all of it, she has accepted herself, wheelchair and all, and she's still smiling and striving and doing and achieving so much - she is after all, just exactly like us, but rolling instead of walking.
    And what would Sara like all of you to know? She wants you to know that just because she's in a wheelchair, paralyzed, doesn't make her some kind of alien, she's human just like all of us. And she wants to make sure that if you see someone in a wheelchair, don't judge them, and don't be afraid of them, say hello, introduce yourself, hear their story. Acceptance is a powerful thing.
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Comments • 7 483

  • Let's Carve!
    Let's Carve! 4 hours ago

    Elképesztő a történeted

  • Stephanie Maldonado

    💗👩‍💻😁🦸‍♀️👩😺

  • Rauda Falah
    Rauda Falah 2 days ago

    Yes

  • Amelia Desbiens
    Amelia Desbiens 2 days ago

    I totally get you bc my uncle's parelised and he's still living a great life!!

  • BarbieBlue Animation's

    ÉN IS MAGYAR VAGYOK!!!🇭🇺🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺 #Hungary 🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺♥️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️❤️🇭🇺❤️🇭🇺❤️

  • Jorge Castro
    Jorge Castro 3 days ago

    I’m also in a wheelchair it sucks (I’m using my dads account)

  • SabrinaTheBlueberry gacha

    Sara looks like my little sister

  • Blue Pencil
    Blue Pencil 7 days ago

    Here comes dat gurl
    Shit waddup
    Here comes dat girl
    Shit waddup
    Watch her rollin
    Watch her go
    Watch her rollin
    Watch her go
    She be rollin down the street
    She be rollin to the beat
    Watch her roll
    Shit waddup

  • Rebecca Hasty
    Rebecca Hasty 7 days ago

    Hallelujah 👍🏻

  • Georgia Pankow
    Georgia Pankow 10 days ago +1

    The first time I watched this video my life was changed forever 😢

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    This Video Was sponsered by vpings

  • Omar TFS
    Omar TFS 12 days ago

    Life gave you boundaries use them to your advantage

  • Dave - Brawl stars
    Dave - Brawl stars 12 days ago

    woow your hungarian?? niice me too

  • Szofia Dios
    Szofia Dios 12 days ago

    Ez a csaj magyar

  • Alexis Clinton
    Alexis Clinton 14 days ago

    My twin sister is in a wheelchair. I know what it’s like to have someone who can’t walk.

  • Heavenly love
    Heavenly love 14 days ago

    my mom has ms which is a condition where she cant walk I try to always her with everything she needs and wants

  • Aurelia Wood Wood
    Aurelia Wood Wood 14 days ago

    Sad

  • Mad Killerz 20
    Mad Killerz 20 16 days ago

    Vpings

  • Jamal-745
    Jamal-745 17 days ago

    I’m also in a wheelchair


    It don’t stop me
    Check my channel

  • Avery The alpha Gacha wolf games

    I have cp! Follow your dreams! Even if you have a disability!

  • Sienna Harrison
    Sienna Harrison 17 days ago

    Omg your cute.

    Ps- you never have to walk or move you get to roll everywere like you in a rollercoaster



    Lucky

  • Kira Büki
    Kira Büki 18 days ago

    Im from hungary prof szia kira vagyok és jó a storyw

  • Angelicanyfkkil Zúñiga un etiii

    you know you can just play on the swing duh

  • Charlie McMullen
    Charlie McMullen 21 day ago

    Can't move your arms if you're paralyzed

  • Blue_Ocean
    Blue_Ocean 22 days ago

    I am Hungarian I’m so happy to find someone who actually speaks both English and Hungarian! I never really been to Budapest before because my old hometown in Hungary was Recsk.

  • marie anderson
    marie anderson 22 days ago

    I. Have. A. Brother. With. Serible. Palse😭😢

  • Tijeje Hsh
    Tijeje Hsh 22 days ago

    I love hungary

  • Anna Zsédely
    Anna Zsédely 23 days ago

    Heey hungarian story (cuz i'm hungarian, rántotthús) 😂

  • Joeboi Gamer
    Joeboi Gamer 23 days ago

    I was in a wheelchair for 6 weeks cause I had a cast on at the age of 10

  • to eill's mess 4ever
    to eill's mess 4ever 24 days ago

    Im paralyzed too

  • kia ling
    kia ling 24 days ago

    That girl sounds like my cousin

  • najari matthews
    najari matthews 24 days ago

    My cousin is paralyzed in her right side

  • Mikayla Mangan
    Mikayla Mangan 25 days ago

    How did she get paralyzed????????

  • Feco gamer
    Feco gamer 25 days ago

    Surprised I'm Hungarian too ya

  • Steven Parker Jr.
    Steven Parker Jr. 25 days ago

    I have the same life to I am in a wheelchair too but I sit on a chair inside but when I go outside l use my wheelchair
    I even use the wheelchair at school so yes I am always in a wheelchair but I have friends that like my wheelchair
    So yes I have the same life as you do but I have friends and everyone how understand me and this is why
    I started making USclip videos to explain things on what I know and things i love.

  • Roxy Tea
    Roxy Tea 25 days ago

    IM HUNGARIAN TOO!!! Szia hogy vagy?!?!

  • da boi
    da boi 25 days ago

    Lol

  • Ló Szürke
    Ló Szürke 27 days ago

    I'm a hungarian to!

  • Anne Puspayanti
    Anne Puspayanti 27 days ago

    I love sport wen I was 6

  • Kamaljit Gill
    Kamaljit Gill 28 days ago

    Don’t worry you will get better one day

  • Lili Hanna Vass
    Lili Hanna Vass Month ago

    Hungary bitchh

  • MY LIFE AS A TEEN GIRL IN A WHEELCHAIR

    I’m 18 and I’m in a wheelchair too

  • TaylorTheAutistic's TaylorTheAutistic's

    😄This story is so cool and inspiring to watch!!

  • AidenStudios
    AidenStudios Month ago

    Sorry sis

  • arts and crafts made by hand

    This is my story on roblx i a

  • Kathleen Shea
    Kathleen Shea Month ago

    the girl is a rapper "when kids were playing sports, i was sitting on a porch." she is the next drake!

  • ItsMehDreemurr
    ItsMehDreemurr Month ago

    Yey I'm Hungarian too

  • Toni Ruiz
    Toni Ruiz Month ago +1

    Pssss can u add me

  • Fruzsina Kiss-Tóth

    Too*

  • Fruzsina Kiss-Tóth

    Im hungarian tói!

  • Kiarash Kiarash
    Kiarash Kiarash Month ago

    I am paralyzed to and the doctor said I can get out my wheelchair and it took me 11 years to learn how to walk but I don’t walk that good one like will make me better at walking

  • Rose the Potato
    Rose the Potato Month ago

    This touched my heart

  • Wither Studio Films

    Hi StoryBooth,
    I’m just wanting to know where I can submit my story of me being bullied because I have autism and no this is a not a fake story I was bullied in year 6 and no one liked me when they found out I had autism, I would really like to share my story with People who have autism and stand up for our rights. Thanks StoryBooth
    - Wither Studio Films

  • SacriTumble
    SacriTumble Month ago

    I’m in a wheelchair, I went to a mainstream primary, and now I go to a specialist secondary, and I don’t like it as much cuz it’s too strict because I’m like one of the least disabled people there.

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    And this story story booth keep it up

  • Cc’s Universe 123

    My house in Budapest my hidden treasure chest..... anyone know that song.. just me ok

  • Smitha Thomas
    Smitha Thomas Month ago

    qwertyuiop

  • Chowser MyOC And Cuphead

    Don’t worry. I autistic (as you see, I bad grammar in typeing) so I get some stuff wrong. It’s bad because I’m in 2nd grade (Year 3). I’m improve though.

  • Sára Németh
    Sára Németh Month ago

    I'm hungary

  • dori gaming
    dori gaming Month ago +1

    Yo im hungarian too

  • muhammad husnain
    muhammad husnain Month ago +1

    If your paralyzed why do anything just sit and wait until you die jessus

    • Elijah[RS]
      Elijah[RS] Month ago

      ... That's... A little harsh. Would you be able to sit 50+ years and do nothing?

  • Jazzlyn Garza
    Jazzlyn Garza Month ago +1

    I got the app it's awesome

  • Dakota Bowhawk
    Dakota Bowhawk Month ago +3

    My dad is disabled but he's my best friend so does that count..?

  • Emily Shadix
    Emily Shadix Month ago

    If anyone say you can't do anything then you say well how do you no me

  • Jaleel Williams
    Jaleel Williams Month ago

    Did you ever move

  • Jazzy J
    Jazzy J Month ago

    I go to a place called ability 360 it has wheel chair sports like basketball soccer and tennis I go since I have spinabifida

  • Douglas O'Rourke
    Douglas O'Rourke Month ago

    I seen one today but she was mentally challenged

  • Gacha Queen
    Gacha Queen Month ago

    How can you be in a wheelchair that long

  • Chantel Corrie
    Chantel Corrie Month ago

    I have a friend who has ds

  • Aurora Tillotson
    Aurora Tillotson Month ago +1

    I want a wheel chqir because I'm way too lazy to use mah legs like a normal human

  • Automatic Clutch
    Automatic Clutch Month ago

    I’m parilized


    :edit hi parrilized I’m andrew

  • Max Todorov
    Max Todorov Month ago

    ;_)

  • emmaplayz101
    emmaplayz101 Month ago

    *we have a student in my school he has a wheel chair, and he has to take the bus that pulls him up and we are best friends :D*

  • Sara Chilly the Penguin

    My dad is in a wheelchair. He has ALS 😔😔

  • Regi Sso
    Regi Sso Month ago

    Sziasztok magyarok

  • Chilled Feline
    Chilled Feline Month ago +1

    My friend is like you but a boy!

  • Guadalupe Cortes
    Guadalupe Cortes Month ago

    How do she use the restroom? ×-×

  • Numnumhotdog :3
    Numnumhotdog :3 Month ago

    You can sit your lucky

  • Anita Lps Robot
    Anita Lps Robot Month ago

    S-she's hungary... OMG!!!! AWESOME!!! 😁 ME TOOOOOOOOOO

  • tasin's rock
    tasin's rock Month ago

    Hello Stephen hawking

  • Tessel Tess
    Tessel Tess Month ago +1

    Why ar all the wheelchairs purple 😂

  • Sebby 1108
    Sebby 1108 Month ago

    Futuva de unguri

  • Scout Paws
    Scout Paws Month ago

    my cousin is parasalized and he can still do the things that us unparalized people can do.

  • Balazs Luca
    Balazs Luca Month ago +1

    I have scoliosis ( a curve in the spine ) I had surgery because ma curve was soo bad at 70 degres. I am going to have a other surgery next year. I am so thankful I got the surgery done because if not I would be in a wheelchair. My friends did not undrsand at first why I cant do sports and thing that other people can do.I get alot of back and leg pain and my hips are still out of place. And I understand now that the surgery I had was one of the hardest sugery. BTW I am Hungerian I speak it but I speak better in English.😀

  • Jason Kindred
    Jason Kindred Month ago

    My home room teacher is parlised by a side-by-side

  • Anna Bara
    Anna Bara 2 months ago

    Omg im hungarian too i wass born hungarian 😊

  • Braelynn Waters
    Braelynn Waters 2 months ago

    TWINS I thought I was the only one but now I go to that school

  • Project: raphtor
    Project: raphtor 2 months ago +1

    Finally a peraon who is in hungary.. THATS MY HOME

  • 여개ᄉ무ᄒᄌ두
    여개ᄉ무ᄒᄌ두 2 months ago +1

    Wanna hear sad story


    U had a period and wear white pants

  • the letters h a b I b
    the letters h a b I b 2 months ago +1

    I downloaded your app

  • aisha newman
    aisha newman 2 months ago +1

    Omg my mum has that phone in the intro

  • Rawen The shadow
    Rawen The shadow 2 months ago

    I’m happy for her for she go that’s shcool

  • annah rowland
    annah rowland 2 months ago

    i just saw pubg

  • JOSHUA O'CONNOR
    JOSHUA O'CONNOR 2 months ago

    Wow how do you live so good right now? You aren’t in America. So how? What I mean is that whatever country that’s no America is clearly poor. I mean how is it beautiful when there was a war that brought chaos to that place and isn’t it communist so you must be poor and living in fear.

  • A C
    A C 2 months ago +1

    Okay i need some suggestions from people who watch my comment.
    So i meet a salty person in the youtube. Who just keep saying me that i'm crazy, phycopath, i don't have manners etc. What should i do ? Please somebody help me. please, please, please.....

    • Project: raphtor
      Project: raphtor 2 months ago

      Just send him the" im gonna show you crazy" song..

  • 212Petdetective
    212Petdetective 2 months ago +1

    Were you born paralyzed if that's possible or something happen im very curious?BTW one like=1 child is cured from anything

  • Julissa Rodriguez
    Julissa Rodriguez 2 months ago

    I. love your video

  • Nicholas Schmid
    Nicholas Schmid 2 months ago

    I get it but why is she so special so many kids r in wheelchairs