Life Without Limbs
Both of these people could have easily given up but decided to persevere. They found other ways to continue the sports they loved and live their everyday lives. Not only that, but Nick and Lexi's stories have both become public and continue to inspire people.
While Lexi only lost one leg , Nick has no arms or legs. Also, Nick did not get prosthetic limbs however, Lexi got a prosthetic leg. Nick and Lexi both persevered through the struggles, yet their stories are very different.
Bethany's next dilemma was surfing. Even at the age 13 surfing was her whole life. Because she was so passionate she fought to get back on the board. Another answer was her board. Bethany had a board custom made with a handle for her arm. One possible solution to her problem might have been the support from fans. Her story became famous and inspired people. She started to get mail and support from fans. All of this led her to persevere and get back to the waves.
Helen Keller's Life
People who are blind can have trouble driving, walking around, and other daily activities. Some people have ways to help them and perform tasks. For instance, some people have trained guide dogs to help them navigate. Another example is a cane. Most blind people use a cane to feel what is in front of them. The UV Radiation from any light can hurt their eyes so some blind people wear sunglasses.
People who suffer from being blind have to persevere every day. It is tough to not be able to see where you are going. It is hard to go to school and manage everyday activities. Some blind people are looked down on in society. They have to persevere to fit in and live a normal life.
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