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Sherrie Petersen

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in Dayton, Ohio, The United States
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As a first-generation American growing up in rural Ohio, I knew some words and phrases in Spanish before I knew them in English. I also had the privilege of traveling. A lot. By the time I was ten, I’d been to five countries and nearly half of the United States. To me, this was normal.

And then everything changed.

I was paralyzed in an airplane crash just before my tenth birthday. After spending my entire childhood climbing trees, playing baseball, ice skating, skiing, learning gymnastics, and riding my bike, I found myself confined to a wheelchair with a T-12/L-1 incomplete spinal injury. It definitely changed my perspective on many things. But it didn’t stop me from seeing the world.

In addition to writing about our family's travel adventure
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Average rating: 4.21 · 56 ratings · 40 reviews · 1 distinct work
Wish You Weren't

4.21 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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“That’s the thing with a shooting star. By the time someone asks if you saw it, it’s already gone.”
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