I am a Portuguese boy. My name is André and I was born in Lisboa (Lisbon).
When I was a little boy (2 years old) my parents know that I was a diabetic child.
I don't remember the day nor what happened in their hearts, but I am sure of their love and happiness when I smile.
At this moment I am 9 years and it isn't easy to live with this "little" difference. All the time I can't forget my diet, the tests and the shots. However, I love to live! I love to run, to swim . . . and dream of my heroes!
Perhaps, one day, the scientific community will have good news for everybody.
André Correia Coimbra Mano
Av. Rio de Janeiro, 26, 1ºesq.
Published September 9, 1999
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