Aaron Witts

~ 16 October 2004 ~

Fortitude unrevealed is far greater than conspicuous heroism.

Yet allow me the pleasure of revealing a fortitudinous Node of Inspiration. This has nothing to do with stylistic inspiration, however.

No, it’s much more important than that. This latest node is a person by the name of Aaron Witts. Aaron is college student in England with a disability called Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.

“I have a disability called ‘Duchene Muscular Dystrophy’ which affects the muscles. I use a rollerball mouse and an On-Screen Keyboard to access the computer.”

Despite being wheelchair bound and suffering from a degenerative muscular disease, Aaron has a blog which he updates every couple weeks using a rollerball mouse and an on-screen keyboard. A fan of standards, poems, and all things Sonic, Aaron’s sincere writings remind me of what’s often most important in what we strive to do on the web: The delivery and sharing of genuine communication.

Rock on, Aaron. Continue to inspire.


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