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A Life Well Lived

An inspiring story of a man who changed the world with his [dis] ability! “ Rise above my friends, and reach back to help others climb the ladder of life. ” Do you know who said these words? Sounds like some olympic athlete or a world class surgeon. Isn't it? Actually these words are of Ralph W Braun - a man who had spinal muscular atrophy since childhood. It may seem like it is very hard to feel accepted and included in our society if you are different from others. You are discouraged and treated with disdain and made to feel that nothing that you will ever do is going to work out. Your life needs to be just seen through and managed. Success and achievement may seem like impossible dreams.  Most people quickly become victims and fall into depths of anger and pity. But then there are some who get inspired by this - like Ralph W Braun . Diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at an early age, Ralph went through the struggle with a quiet determination. He stayed positive and tried to