What is the mindset that causes people to practice such deception? Are they lazy? Do they like to live off other people’s dime? What could possibly make a self-respecting human being live like this?
His mother handed me a newspaper article clipping with a man of similar height and build pictured. It told of all of his physical disabilities and how he was working to conquer them. A journalistic fluff piece but now they presented it as proof of his condition and identity.
“He can’t talk and he has to use the cane.”
“He had a stroke.”
“Which side did it affect?”
“What do you mean?”
“Which side of the brain did it affect?”
Odd thing to say but it was not impossible and then sometimes people don’t really understand their medical conditions. I wanted to give him the benefit of the doubt but a nagging in my gut told me there was something not right. Was I being too judgemental?…
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