The Team star Michael Foster Qu0026A
OUR FEARLESS FILM STARS PROVE THAT ANYONE CAN BE FEARLESS, REGARDLESS OF AGE OR ABILITY. BOLD, DARING, AND EXTRAORDINARY, THESE PEOPLE SMASH ALL DISABILITY STEREOTYPES. THEIR FILMS ASPIRE TO CHALLENGE TRADITIONAL VIEWS AROUND THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY.
Michael Foster was born at 29 weeks and has lived with cerebral palsy all his life. His twin brother, Aaron, might not have cerebral palsy, but he supports Michael in everything he does – they are true team players.
Read his Q&A below:
A funny person – also I am smart, relaxed, and happy.
How would your family or friends describe you?
Fearless, and fun to be around. Chilled, caring, thoughtful and kind.
What makes you unique?
I think what makes me unique is how I can turn anything into a joke, even my disability. I can make anyone laugh and I’m just a fun person to be around.
What do you really love doing?
I love doing metalwork and cooking. I also like to do wheelchair soccer.
What makes you the happiest?
Being with the family or going shopping and good music. Funny movies and TV shows, and wheelchair soccer.
What upsets you?
It always upsets me when someone tries to hurt my family.
What would you say are your strengths?
Always giving people second chances and being caring.
What would you say are your weaknesses?
Trusting people too quickly.
What is important to you in life?
Being a light in the world.
What are the top three things you want to achieve in life?
I want to have a family (eventually), I want to study business, and I want to star in this movie!
What are you most proud of?
What is the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome?
Being OK with a disability. Working with and overcoming that disability.
What are your biggest fears for the future?
That my muscles will seize up.
How do you feel about having a disability?
Good now, it has made me a better comedian!
How would you describe your disability and how it impacts you to someone who doesn’t know anything about it?
I have cerebral palsy. My disability is that the messages from my brain cannot reach my muscles.
What is the hardest thing about having a disability?
Not being able to join in with normal sports.