My name is Marco van Spengen, I’m 23 years old and I'm a wheelchair user. Around a year ago, I met a wonderful girl. Her name is Gabriela (gabi). We have a lot of contact and she is one of the first girls that doesn’t seem put off by my disability. That has been the best feeling in the world. There is only one tiny problem. She lives across the globe. In Rio de Janeiro to be exact. That is 9535 km away! We skype all the time but it would be so lovely to meet her in person. We are very much in love, you see… Because of my disability, I rarely been in far places but this seems to be the perfect time to go! Due to my physical discomforts it is nescesary that I bring someone who helps me and takes care of me. My cousin would love to accompany me but this makes the trip a lot more expensive. So I came up with the idea of a crowd funding campain. I hope that I can raise enough to meet my girlfriend at last! So, big spenders, if my story speaks to you, your contribution would be very welcome. In return I will document my journey so you can follow me on my trip in Rio!
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