Some folks want to feel sorry for me and are even apologetic that two of my sons have Marfan's, but I don't desire anyone's sympathy. I wouldn't change who I am for anything. When I was younger, yeah, maybe I did a little, but as I have gotten older I realize that I am exactly the way I was meant to be.
So, just as I told the students on Tuesday, each one of us has a story and each one of us has a choice regarding its use. We all have scars and pains in our lives, but we can and should use them to help others. To help bring Hope into their lives.