Netizens Lauded Taxi Driver w/ Tourette Syndrome For Working Hard Amid Disability
A taxi driver with a medical condition called “Tourette Syndrome” goes viral for working hard amid his condition.
The Facebook page “Pinoy MD” has shared the photos of a taxi driver with Tourette syndrome who continue to work despite his medical condition. The post garnered various reactions from the online community.
The TikTok video of Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) driver identified as Marlon Fuentes garnered over nine million views. The videos are currently spreading on social media.
Fuentes Is driving for more than two decades and his medical condition did not hinder him to earn a living. Unfortunately, a lot of people are doubting his capability because of his disability.
Marlon is considering the challenges as inspiration, which strengthened him to work. He is facing daily discrimination and insults because of his condition.
Luckily, the hardworking taxi driver is still getting a lot of passengers but there are some commuters who refused to take a ride after seeing his condition.
The social media users expressed their reactions to the post:
-It is a condition of the nervous system causing people to make sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly. The neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary motor and vocal movements called tics.
Patients who have tics cannot stop their body from doing certain things such as blinking over and over or making sound unwillingly.
Mr. Fuentes deserved support instead of criticisms. He is doing his best to survive in clean and decent way despite the hardships of life.
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