Posts Tagged ‘determination’

Jon Morrow: And So I Fight

May 28, 2013

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Jon Morrow




In a previous post, Jon Morrow, Associate Editor of Copyblogger, shared his passion for life and his joy at doing work that makes a difference in people’s lives. Jon’s zest for living is all the more remarkable considering that he has a fatal disease and can’t move from the neck down. Here is another of his well-written, moving posts about how he came to be the amazing human being he is today.





On Dying, Mothers, and Fighting for Your Ideas

????The doctor cleared his throat. “I’m sorry, but I have bad news.”

He paused, looking down at the floor. He looked back up at her. He started to say something and then stopped, looking back down at the floor.

That’s when Pat began to cry.

She’d argued with herself about even coming to the doctor’s office. Her baby was a year old, and he hadn’t started crawling yet. He tried, yes, dragging his legs behind him as he struggled to make it just a few feet on the floor, but it didn’t look right. Everyone told her that she was worrying over nothing, and maybe she was, but she told herself that she would take him to the doctor, just to be safe . . .

“Your son has a neuromuscular (more…)

Winners Never Quit, They Quilt

February 10, 2012



The term “handicapped” eventually gave way to “disabled,” which later evolved to “physically challenged.” In this interview with Texas Country Reporter,Diane Rose of Waco, Texas, takes that redefining a step further, saying that her blindness is nothing (more…)