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Would you move where you are sitting so a person in a Wheelchair could sit?UPDATE

Posted by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:28 AM
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So I went to graduation and my son is in a wheelchair.  There were bleachers to sit and when we got there all of the bottom row seats were filled.  Do you believe no one moved for us?  What are we suppose to do pick up our 150 lb adult son and walk him up to a higher part of the bleachers?  Finally one of the people working there helped us find a spot after a long time trying to find a place to sit with our adult son who is in a wheelchair.


UPDATE-Thank you for all who would move.

I see some questions and comments asked/stated over and over and so here is a quick answer

My son is unable to sit by himself-he is on a toddler/young pre-school level.  We got there as early as we could.  My son also had his Annual Art Show right before the graduation (we left that early to get to the graduation).  There were no handicap spots and we had to park 3 blocks up and it was all hilly-not wheel chair accessible friendly getting to the building-we tried our best to get there early.  Also the only seating left was to park my son in front of someone (I think that is rude then they could not see)  I mean if it was me of course I would sit.  They actually ended up making a special section for us due to no one would move because there is no way I can carry my son up the bleachers and I can not leave him alone.  a person working at the graduation saw us looking and looking and helped us out.

by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:28 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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I mean he's in a wheelCHAIR...why not just stay seated in the wheelchair?
Aslen
by Ruby Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:30 AM
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Yes I absolutely WOULD move!

Just like I'd give up my seat on the bus for a pregnant/elderly woman.


Shows that people just are NOT raised right nowadays....

SAnders224
by on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:31 AM
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Yes I would. No questions asked
Jessicamarquez
by Silver Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:31 AM
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I would move that's the way I was taught any elder comes before me handicap and pregnant woman. I'm sorry no one moved its a little rude
lifeisajoy
by Platinum Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:31 AM
Morals and Values -yes many do not have those anymore. Sad, very sad!! Thank you that you would move
Quoting Aslen:

Yes I absolutely WOULD move!

Just like I'd give up my seat on the bus for a pregnant/elderly woman.


Shows that people just are NOT raised right nowadays....


Aslen
by Ruby Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:31 AM



Quoting Anonymous:

I mean he's in a wheelCHAIR...why not just stay seated in the wheelchair?


Did you even read the OP? NO ONE would scoot down so the family could sit together, or move so they could. They would have had to pick him up and carry him to higher seating, or he probably should have just sat by himself right?

lifeisajoy
by Platinum Member on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM


He did but there was no place to sit-I can not just leave him -he needs supervised at all times-

Quoting Anonymous:

I mean he's in a wheelCHAIR...why not just stay seated in the wheelchair?



justpeachy71904
by peachy on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM
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Yes. I have a ds in a wheel chair but even before she went into her chair I always did

I was raised to treat people how I wanted to be treated.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM


Yes - But you'd still want to sit NEXT to him wouldn't you?

Quoting Anonymous:

I mean he's in a wheelCHAIR...why not just stay seated in the wheelchair?



justpeachy71904
by peachy on Jun. 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM
And I'm sorry :(
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