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25 Heartbreaking Yet Uplifting Cerebral Palsy Confessions
Cerebral Palsy is a physical disability that affects motor functions. Though it is caused by brain damage, many people with cerebral palsy suffer no intellectual damage. There is no cure, but it is manageable through various treatments. A great deal of people with cerebral palsy have gone above and beyond to have exceptional lives and careers.

It causes tremors.

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My toddler decided today he won't eat anything that I spoonfeed him.

I have cerebral palsy and shake the spoon. I feel like a failure as a parent.

And affects motor functions.

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I have Cerebral Palsy,
It doesn't have me.
Brain works just fine, 
Legs don't!

Speech can be difficult.

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I said my first words after three years of speech therapy. I said, "I love..." And couldn't say anything else. For people who have cerebral palsy, this is a big effect for me
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I have cerebral palsy and it affects my speech. I know exactly what I want to say but no one else does except my best friend of twelve years

Just want to be treated equally.

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I am competing for Miss Teen WI but I have cerebral palsy and am super afraid of being discriminated against because I walk different 😭

It's difficult when family doesn't understand.

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My kid sister just told me I'm lazy. I have CP, and use approximately 85% of my daily energy just to walk. I know she doesn't fully understand but I still feel like I've been slapped in the face.

Parents may not even understand the challenge.

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I just graduated from law school and took the bar exam despite cerebral palsy, depression and anxiety and my parents are upset I've only got a part time job while waiting for the results 😟

Miracles happen.

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I was born with cerebral palsy, wasnt supposed to live past a year and wore leg braces until i was sixteen. I graduate from college tomorrow.
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I was born premature.  I was born three months early and have Cerebral Palsy.  I weighed 2 lbs 13 oz. Doctors weren't sure if I was going to survive.Today I'm celebrating my 28th birthday!!!

Embrace the differences.

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I have Cerebral Palsy but I'm still very confident. If you want to stare at me cos I walk like a cute penguin go ahead 👸🏽✨

Mental toughness before a fight.

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I have cerebral palsy but I don't let it stop me from anything..I am a MMA fighter

Defy all doubters.

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Doctors told me I wouldn't be smart or even average because I have cerebral palsy.

11 years later I'm graduating college at the top of my class.

Don't let one thing define you.

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I am more than a person with Cerebral Palsy.

I am a singer, photographer, artist, and writer.

I wish more people could see past physical limitations.

Painful experiences can be used to motivate us.

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When I'm older I want to adopt to prove myself that even though my parents couldn't handle me because I had cerebral palsy and put me up for adoption, I can look after a child whilst I have CP

It makes dating tougher.

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I want someone who can see past my wheelchair and cerebral palsy and she can accept and love me for who I am and doesn't worry about what other people say is that too much to ask for
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As a guy with a visible disability  (mild cerebral palsy) it's hard to put myself out there because once some women see the disability it's already over. I respect the honesty but it still hurts lol.

It shows people's true colors, even if you don't want to see them.

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Sometimes I really hate cerebral palsy cause some girls only see my wheelchair instead of me as a person and I get depressed and feel worthless

Sometimes it can really stack up against you.

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I was diagnosed with PTSD. Now no one will adopt me. I already have cerebral palsy. No one wants a mentally and physically disabled teenager.

Character is built from adversity.

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As a cerebral palsy sufferer I have been bullied all my life. But I'm a survivor. I'm proud and wouldn't change it. No i don't have full use of my arms or brain. So what? I love me. Disability and all

And one's ability to overcome hardships.

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Growing up with cerebral palsy , I never thought I would be able to get a tattoo because of my involuntary muscle spasms. Now I'm 29 and have 8 of them!

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