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Results related to: Family / 36 to 59 years
Darren (40), Other, Montgomery County
“I can’t even remember how long we have been on the waiting list. During that time life has just been so hard. I worry all the time.
Sharmane (38), Down syndrome, Davidson County
“Sharmane is 38 now, and I would love to take her back to those doctors and nurses who told me she wouldn’t be able to accomplish anything, and show them how wrong they were!”
Jeff (47), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“If my son had been in a regular school system…he might be able to do some things he can’t do now.”
Michael (43), Other, Davidson County
“My basic hope and prayer is that I outlive my son.”
Terry (45), Intellectual Disability, Sumner County
“We only found out when my mother died and my brother came to Nashville to live with my brother that he had an intellectual disability.
Leisa (51); Grace (17), Autism, Davidson County
“Tennessee, you see, is a Southern state governed by legislators who do have time to pass laws granting it legal to take home road kill but leave little for those of us struggling to provide for our children with disAbilities.”