Malaysian Stories: My Wheelchair Does Not Define Me

"I wasn't even accepted into public schools, because they said they couldn't handle my condition."

Cover image via SAYS

People say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That's exactly what this young lady did.

23-year-old Aveena's life began with multiple life-threatening surgeries due to a rare medical condition. It put her in a wheelchair, but that didn't stop Aveena from pursuing her dreams.

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