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  • ryan-berhar

    June 19, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    When I was little, I went to a fishing event for kids with disabilities a few times. I went on a pontoon boat a couple times. It was pretty fun. I remember one time, however, when some guys literally lifted me while sitting in my chair onto the boat. There was a gap between the boat and the dock. At the time, I didn’t think much of it, because when you’re a little kid you assume adults know what they’re doing. Now that I’m an adult, I realize we’re often dumb. Looking back on it, it was an absolutely horrible idea, and I probably would have drowned if my 200 pound chair (more with me in it) would have been mishandled.

    • deann-r

      June 20, 2019 at 9:24 am

      I always tell people where my seat-belt unhooks, but yup our chairs would certainly be like anchors. Getting on the pontoon would always be the scariest part because we would put a board as a ramp between the dock & boat. Living on the edge!

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