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‘She may never walk again,’ my doctor said. ‘Like hell,’ I thought. I was 17. I’d been in a car accident.’: Single mom overcomes crippling car accident, alcoholism, daughter’s autism diagnosis, says ‘don’t count yourself out’

“I was about to move out, but I found out I was pregnant. I was running on fumes. I felt like I’d made a huge mistake becoming a mom. I wasn’t good at this. I drank to cope. My marriage ended explosively. I finally decided enough was enough when my daughter started copying everything I do. She reached for my beer, and I remember deciding, it was time to be done. For good. That was 8 months ago.”

‘What the F–k?’ He yelled. ‘Make her walk. That’s what is wrong with kids today.’: Father teaches ‘two grown men’ important lesson after they attacked his daughter diagnosed with brain tumor

“When I crossed the street carrying her – she can’t walk without the use of her walker – a man yelled at me from 30 feet away. I got inches from his face, with my daughter in my arms, and quietly asked him if he was referring to my daughter. ‘Hell yes,’ he said.”

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