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The Freedom Rider

31/07/2017 by Alexandria Bailey

At 17, most young women are completing their final years at high school; filled with big ideas and grand plans for their careers, and the start of their adult lives. But, for Agnes, at just 17 years of age, she was coming to terms with the possibility she would never be able to stand up or walk again. The result of three diseases that had progressively affected her body since birth, leading to Agnes having to adapt her life to reliance on a wheelchair and a manual hand-controlled motor vehicle for mobility.