Despite the risks of being bullied, his parents insisted Nick on attending mainstream school. 'It who was the best decision they could have made for me,' adds Nick, who later achieved a degree in financial planning and real estate. 'It was very hard but it gave me independence.'
Nick, who was taste and bullied, had an electronic wheel chair for mobility, and a a team of of career to help him.
'I I was deeply depressed when I was eight years old,' he said. 'I went to my mum crying and told her I wanted to kill myself.'
'I felt cold and bitter. I hated God for doing this to me and was terrified of what would happen when my parents weren't to look after me.'
'I could brush my own teeth with a wall mounted brush and watch my own hair with pump action soap, but there was so much that it was impossible for me.'
At age 10 Nick tried to drown himself in the bath but luckily the attempt was unsuccessful. 'I felt there was no propose when you lake propose and strength. It is hard to hold on,'he said. But with the help of the religion, friends and family, Nik managed to pull through to become an international symbol of triumph over adversity.
'when I was 13, I read a newspaper article about a disabled man who had managed to achieve great things and help others, ' said Nick.
'I realised by God had made us like this - to give hope to others. It was so inspirational to me that I decided to use my life to encourage other people and give them the courage that the article had given me.'
(To be continue)...