"This whole process saw me accept my flaws as strengths and my strengths as game changers. I learned that being ‘hearing impaired’ was a challenge, not a flaw."
Even before I understood what albinism was, I understood its effect, and it made me aware that I was different. My mother told me stories of how, when I was very young, I knew when people were staring at me, and made sure I’d let them know. As I grew older, I became even more aware of my differences.