Guy with unusual condition graduates cum laude from UP Los Banos

Carl Adrian P. Castueras
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This really is the scenario of Carl Adrian P. Castueras. Since he was 8 years old, was basically stuck with a wheelchair stemming from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a genetic health issue that weakens muscular tissues.

The time Castueras was diagnosed with DMD at age 8, his mother Marietta Castueras dumped her profession as a marketing executive. She accompanied Carl to university, quietly driving her son’s wheelchair each and every single day. This proceeded until Carl studied at UP Los Banos. Marietta noted her spouse, an engineer, persisted working in the family.

Marietta remained by her son all the way, even showing up at classes with him. Castueras recalled that the hardest portion was to attend classrooms located at the top floors of university premises. Marietta quite often tapped the assistance of a helper to transport Castueras.

For a decided guy, a degenerative muscular ailment does not hinder to receiving a Universities degree. After numerous years of effort, sheer determination, and even acceptable help from his loved ones, Castueras graduated cum laude, with a diploma of BS Computer Science from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.