Carolina Cassey Research Paper

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Carolina Cassey is an extraordinary woman who overcame a disability gracefully and courageously. What most struck me about her is the way she never let her disability control her life. Up until her seventeenth birthday she didn’t even know she was legally blind. She lived and dreamt of being a biker, a cowgirl just like any other normal kid. (TED, 2010) But, when she finally realized the truth it was her self-belief that helped her accomplish everything she did. I feel that the way her parents handled the situation is both right and wrong. It’s right in the sense that it taught her self-belief and that is what took her far in life. But, on the other hand her parents acting like she didn’t have a disability kept her from being true to herself,

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