Yang’s ambition was to get an architect certificate or become a bowling master.
But when he was conducting experiments with a microscope in the basement, a
tank on the bench exploded, sending him flying outwards through the exit. He was
out of breath while knowing he lost his eyesight as well as 70% of his hearing. In
other words, he was disabled.
Feeling clumsy, he was annoyed at first though nobody made fun of him. He cut
out going outdoors and just sat around at home talking to his parrot or tortoise
silently. His sister resigned to help him in many ways. Her assistance and encourage
-ment were so beneficial to his psychology that he adapted to his disability soon and
became outgoing again. In a college accessible to him, he studied politics and
literature. He always sat in the front row near the entry without any absence
and, with the help of his handy laptop, he studied well by means of dictation.
His thesis, Abolishing Slavery, met with all professors’ approval. After class,
he and his companions often played drum music, which was noisy but suitable for
his hearing. After graduation, he made high profits by designing software for a
firm. All in all, in his community, he won his dignity and people’s
He always wished all the best to his disabled fellows and encouraged them,
“Never mind! All you have is adequate to get your achievement.”