What would surprise people about you?
Bri – It surprises people that I can dance.
Rob – It surprises people that I am an actor and that I have performed at the Sydney Opera House.
How would your friends describe you?
Bri – Bubbly, Friendly, and Kind
Rob – Funny, Serious, Ready for action, Will try anything at least once. (Bri’s description of Robbie).
What do people misunderstand about you?
Bri – My ability to talk.
Rob – People misunderstand what I want from life and how I want to achieve it.
What motivates you to succeed?
Bri – My desire to stay physically fit and going to the gym keeps me focused and feeling successful.
Rob – My desire for success comes from wanting to show people that my disability does not mean I can’t do things.
What are you most grateful for?
Bri – I am the most grateful for having a job at Fighting Chance Australia
Rob – I am the most grateful for Hireup because it means I can go out and spend time with my friends.
What is your greatest struggle?
Bri – My ability to see.
Rob – Being dependent on other people to go out and do what I want to do.
What makes you special?
Bri – I can do anything!
Rob – Wow Bri, we have the same answer!
What is your greatest success?
Bri –Working at Fighting Chance!
Rob – Jeez Bri, we have so much in common!
Bri – It’s a good thing we’re friends!
What piece of advice would you give to people?
Bri – Be kind to everyone.
Rob – You should wear close-toed shoes around wheelchairs