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Focus on what you can do

Due to the genetic editing done to her race, Aurora is not a fully formed woman, and she cannot bear life. When she complains about that to Dr. Ruba, here is what he says (pg. 285 of my novel “Life, Unedited>”:

Focus on what you can do, don’t waste a thought on what you cannot do.”

Recently, I found the following video on Tiktok that demonstrates this point so much more beautifully than any novel could:

In case the link doesn’t work, it is a young woman named Grace who is afflicted by a genetic disease that impacts her muscles. Almost defiantly, she demonstrates what she can do despite this: Play Beethoven’s popular piano piece “For Elise” quite elegantly.


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