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Holy Sasquatch!!!

Big, hairy, smelly, sasquatch!  On May 6th I started summer semester at UVU (Utah Valley University)!  I'm loving it!  My professors are all amazing and understanding of my disabilities and kind of cater to me.  I feel very much like Harry here.  It makes me uncomfortable that so much of what we do is based around me.  

But it's also a nice thing because...

I've had to literally scratch, fight, and claw my way back into things.  After taking a year break from life, it was tough trying to get back into the swing of things.  It took about a 3 days to adjust.  

It's been interesting watching people walk down the hall, look at me, then adjust their course trying not to make it obvious.  But it IS obvious.  I hope I didn't do that to others who are disabled, before my accident.  But there is good in everyone and I've learned to accept more help from others.  It's been humbling.

I am taking photography from the most incredible, positive, and inspiring professor in existence.  Then I have public speaking from a man who reminds me of my gpa Jack Walters.  I follow that class with english.  I've always hated english but when I went to this class, the professor has a different way of teaching.  I like it and I now LOVE english.  Amazing what a good teacher can do for you and your perspective on the course subject.   I'm also taking 2 institute courses that are both amazing.  First I have the 2nd half of D&C followed by Teachings of Pres. Monson.  I love learning and pushing myself more than I normally would.  On June 24th, the 2nd block of summer begins and I'll have Social Work and P.E.  

I'm living with my brother Dustin in Orem so I am mucho close to campus.  We have 3 roommates who are all RM's so that makes it fun!  We love our ward so far!  In fact, I just got a calling today!  Ward prayer chair!  I'm so excited about that!  I haven't had a calling in over a year!  Weird.  

Well, I hope life is treating all of you well.  I need to run again.  Busy, busy, busy...  and loving it.

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  1. Hey, did I ever tell you how proud I am of you? I know that this year has been challenging, but you are simply amazing. You are inspiring to me and you give me hope that Logan will make it back to real life someday.(if that is what you call it)I have seen the glances that people make at him when we are in public. He often says he wonders if he will ever be normal again or look normal again.Unfortunately his faith is not as strong as yours. I'm sure that nobody will ever understand what you have gone through except someone who has gone through the same experience.I hope that someday you will get to see each other and talk. I know that the Lord will bless you Dallas and use you in a positive light to spread his love to everyone you come in contact with. Keep on shinning!! cause you make me so proud of your courage and your strength to keep clawing and fighting to come back and you will. Love ya

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