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My Child Was Crippled

the school's social lights. Adaline's gloating at victory over this girl was alarming.
"Why are you so glad to win over Lucille?" I asked.
Taken off guard, she answered exactly what was in her heart: "She may be the most popular girl at school and all the boys may be crazy about her, but I showed her that she can't have everything."
That was all I needed. I had the long talk I'd been waiting for. I told Adaline that she must not let a lame body result in a lame mind, that her true victory would come when and if her reactions to life were those of a person without any physical disability. When I finished I wasn't certain I'd done any good. But I soon saw that I had. I believe that afterward Adaline never made faces at anything until she felt that her attitude was not prejudiced by her handicap.
Secretly I hoped Adaline would want to be self-supporting. I thought financial independence would give her an assurance nothing else could. But when my frail one, at the end of her second year at the university, announced that she'd prefer to go to New York for six months of art work, and then on to Paris to study design for a year, I was left mentally gasping. At the age of 20 she no longer felt the need to be near a protecting arm. This was a little more than I had bargained for. But I turned a deaf ear on my maternal instinct and the incredulous indignation of relatives, and helped her carry out her plans.
She had not been gone a month before I knew from her letters that her battle was won. Away from her family for the first time in her life, she was making friends, confident that they could like her for herself alone. Whatever social inhibitions she had harbored were dropping away. I shall always remember how very casually she wrote, "I went this evening with a boy from my class to see a French film." No further explanations, but she wanted me to know.
The year in Paris accented this healthful freedom. She had so many interests that there was no time to worry over those doors that must always be closed to her. When she returned, she was as poised and assured as any young woman of 22 could possibly be.

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Adaline's gloating at victory over this girl was alarming. "Why are you so glad to win over Lucille?" I asked. Taken off guard, she answered exactly what was in her heart: "She may be what is most popular girl at school and all what is boys may be crazy about her, but I showed her that she can't have everything." That was all I needed. I had what is long talk I'd been waiting for. I told Adaline that she must not let a lame body result in a lame mind, that her true victory would come when and if her reactions to life were those of a person without any physical disability. When I finished I wasn't certain I'd done any good. But I soon saw that I had. I believe that afterward Adaline never made faces at anything until she felt that her attitude was not prejudiced by her handicap. Secretly I hoped Adaline would want to be self-supporting. I thought financial independence would give her an assurance nothing else could. 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