The disabled parking spots have become a subject of debate time and again. Like this Amputee who turned to share her experience with “a handicap police.” Jessica Long, a 28-year old Paralympic Swimmer, was getting one with her day.
Like every day, Jessica parked in a disability spot. A woman drove close to her and began with a disgusted look. And it was long before Jessica had to defend herself. It is nice to know that people are looking out for one another, especially the disabled groups. But they can be a little nicer. Although Jessica is an athletic individual, it doesn’t hide the fact that she has no legs, and the spot is designed for people like her.
Jessica was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia. Her fibular bones and few other bones were missing. At the age of 18, her adoptive family had her legs amputated to fit prosthetic legs. In the TikTok post, she begins with a sigh,
“So, it just happened again. I was parking my car. This woman just has the nerve to look me up and down, disgusted that I parked in the handicapped spot.” It’s not easy adds, Long. I’ve had people yell at me, leave notes on my windshield, knock on my car window.
Please help be the change you wish to see in the community. If such a situation interests you, ask them, it’s simple, just be nice.
Kindly share this struggle story with your loved ones.