Posted on February 17, 2010 at 9:35pm
There is a world of difference between compassion and pity. Compassion acknowledges the struggle in being human, without in any way denying the inherent strength we humans have to overcome, if not physically, then spiritually, just about every curveball life throws our way.
Thundershyne is a hoopdancer who is both blind and deaf. She is remarkable, not only for her resilience and fortitude in fighting her brain tumor and her wacky sense of humor, but also because she is a damn fine…