Ste Walker’s Facebook Post About Life With Crohn’s Disease Has Gone Viral

Why are we so quick to judge? We need to step back and think before we open our mouths…

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A man’s Facebook post aimed at raising awareness of living with an “invisible” illness has gone viral.

Ste Walker, 24, from Halifax in west Yorkshire, developed Crohn’s disease – a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the digestive system lining – in 2012.

But last month he wrote an honest post on the social networking site to explain how the disease affected him after feeling he was judged by people who could not see he had a “major illness”. It has since been shared more than 33,000 times.

Mr Walker wrote: “People are too quick to judge these days, just because I look normal and speak normal, that doesn’t mean I don’t have a major disability… to look at me I look like any normal guy my age, but that’s because I want you to view me like that… look [a bit] closer [though], or ask me questions, and you…

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