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Hi, my name is Castiel!

Castiel
Castiel Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited February 2019 in Start here and say hello!
Hello just saying hi newbie.

Comments

  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Castiel welcome to the community! Would you like to tell us a bit about yourself? :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Castiel
    Castiel Member Posts: 4 Listener
    edited February 2019
    Yes, sure. I have two children. I have a wonderful girlfriend, now after many years of being alone. I'm trying to write a novel even though I have learning disabilities. When people tell me I can't I mostly tell them I can. I did not want my disabilities to affect my children so try and stay positive, not always easy. When I'm not writing I raise money for good causes and try to bring a little kindness back into the world. I am a giant nerd and a big Supernatural fan. I was assaulted at the last Convention I went to but we have come up with the idea of starting a blog to help those people that don't understand disabilities. You can't fight hate with hate after all. Yeah, that's me not exciting. 
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    It's great that you would like to right w novel and I am sure many people could relate to. I am sorry to hear that you got assaulted. I am superhero obsessed and would love to go to a ComiCon as we both love Marvel :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Castiel

    Welcome it’s great to meet you today ?

    That’s a great idea yes you are right you can’t fight hate with hate.

    Please please keep me updated on your progress if you don’t mind ??????

    @steve51
  • Antonia_Alumni
    Antonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Hi @Castiel

    Welcome to the community.

    Thank you for sharing this with us :)
  • Adam_Alumni
    Adam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 164 Pioneering
    edited February 2019

    Hi @Castiel

    Welcome to the community.

    I admire your positivity and can-do attitude. I am sorry you experienced this at your last convention. 

    Feel free to get involved and share your thoughts in our recent discussions  and take a look at our community guidelines.

    I wish you the best of luck with your blog, It's a great Idea.

    Take care

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