Raising My Disabled Son Changed My Idea Of Being A Father

Discuss news stories and political issues that affect carers.
But as the stenographer stared at the screen more and more intently, the realisation grew that this wasn’t going to be a routine scan. Various doctors came and went, until finally they invited us into a side room where they told us our child had Spina Bifida.
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jonatha ... 75848.html

Heart warming article from a genuine politician worthy of being posted as a searchlight to any readers.

A thankfull reminder to all of us being individuals , each with our own story to tell.

So freshing given what other news finds it's way on this Section.

For once , an inspirational read.
Good stuff: I never expected my son to be able to climb the Old Man of Coniston, or Cader Idris, or Ben Lomond, or Ben Vorlich, on his own two feet, either - but life is full of pleasant surprises. ;)