The Monkey Bars

When I was in elementary school, I would spend a lot of my recess time trying to get across the monkey bars. The dreaded sideways ladder of death. It was so hard – actually no. It was impossible. I tried getting across with my prosthetic arm on and I would try without it, too. All to no avail. Completing the monkey bars was a task that I never did accomplish. I could never find a way to do it. In fact, when I wore my arm and attempted a crossing, most times I would fall and my arm would...

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