Richard Attfield answers the Ollibean Questionairre:
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Richard Attfield: Being able to communicate through typing and live my live in freedom and dignity.
Which living person do you most admire?
Richard Attfield: My mother.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Richard Attfield: Being human.
Who are your heroes?
Richard Attfield: The people that I admire greatly are the people that fought for our freedom in the two World Wars and the people that stood firm in the face of hardship and the terrible loss that wars bring. They are true heroes every single one of them. Their courage is outstanding.
What is your greatest fear?
Richard Attfield: Coming face to face with the Universe and being told I failed in my objective.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Richard Attfield: The Picts. The first freedom fighters who thought off the Roman legions. They stood up for what they believed in – freedom.
When and where were you at your happiest?
Richard Attfield: Before I went to school at the age of nine and came face to face with social injustice and inequality and segregation.
What change would you like to see in your lifetime?
Richard Attfield: The end of discrimination towards children/people with disability labels. And the human right of communication implemented fairly.
What trait do you most value in others?
Richard Attfield: Steadfastness. To stand firm in the face of adversity.
What’s your most marked characteristic?
Richard Attfield: A determination to rise above my own limitations.
Do you have a motto or phrase you live by?
Richard Attfield: ‘I will not bend my knee and I will not turn and flee’.
Thank you Richard!
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