What a fantastic article! A great insight into a presidential candidate going on his campaign and facing at his age his ’stutter’. It's amazing it can be any situation such as myself and job interviews, you still have that battle to deal with it every day. And the ’stutter’ is one stubborn beast that won’t back down!
An extract from the article:
The idea is to accept, even embrace, one’s stutter. There are practical reasons for this: Research shows, according to Donaher, that the simple disclosure “I stutter” benefits both the stutterer and the listener—the former gets to explain what’s happening and ease the awkward tension so the latter isn’t stuck wondering what’s “wrong” with this person. Saying those two words is harder than it seems. “I’m working with people who spend their whole lives and are never able to disclose it,” Donaher told me.
This rings very true for me!
Biden says his father taught him about “shouldering burdens with grace.” Specifically, he told his son, “Never complain. Never explain.