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Today I went to visit a friend. He used to work for an Israeli special military unit. Very strong man. 56 years old. A couple of years ago his back required a surgery. It didn't work very well. He spent three months in a therapy unit, unconscious. When he woke up he had another surgery. It went worse. Another five months in therapy. Finally, he managed to leave the hospital. Despite losing his health, his wife left him two days after coming home, took his daughter, and every penny he had. He was left on the first floor, unable to go down the stairs to get any food. I don't know how he managed to survive. He has a pretty bad disability now, but he can still walk with difficulties. He told me something that made me think: he talks to a lot of disabled people from all over the world. Almost none of them gets ready for their disability getting worse. He mentioned this because he bought a car he will be able to drive even if he can't walk in the future. He told me that most disabled people don't want to accept that they will require a lot of previous training to handle a worse situation. For example, he told me that someone who is legally blind but can still see something, should start training to walk with a stick and learning other skills in case the visual disability gets worse. I know there are a few of us with disabilities here, and people who have disabled family members too. Let's see what you think about this topic.