Originally Posted by UnknownJoe
I am a father who work at home because I run a small business, courier agency, which its office is in my house. And sometime I got income from internet too, although still very small. But it's because I am not serious in make money from internet. I am sure, if I was serious, I could have enough income from internet.
I am sure about it because has been proven that there are people who can gain enough, or even big income from internet. One of them is Habibie Afsyah from Indonesia, the author of "Kelemahanku Adalah Kekuatanku" (My weakness is my strength), a book that motivate people to not give up to their fate.
Habibie Afsyah and his mother, Endang Setyati
Born on January 6, 1988 , Habibie Afsyah is a sufferer of "Type Becker Muscular Dytrophy" , a kind of spontaneous mutations in a gene on chromosome systropin XP 21 . This disease is slowly making the muscles become progressively weaker and become physically helpless . Yes , Habibie cannot walk and is too weak for physical activity .
He ever went to school until high school , but did not go to college because he felt inferior. He ever moved to other schools several times because of being ridiculed by the other students . After graduating high school activities was only play games on the computer. It lasted for two years .
One day his mother enrolled Habibie to an internet marketing course as seen Habibie interest on the internet. And then his brother taught photoshop that Habibie has better ability in the world of computers. And Habibie began to pursue a career as an Internet marketer .
Started with selling a PS3 through Amazon, now Habibie has become a Master of Internet Marketing in Indonesia, and also a speaker at internet marketing seminars .
Yes , Habibie Afsyah is a young man who is trying to stay alive for the happiness of the people who love him , especially his mother, who has written a book "Surga Buat Habibie" (Heaven For Habibie), a book about her experience in raising Habibie
Young bro, I am sure your condition is far better than Habibie. So, why do you give up?. Why don't you try to do something for those who love you and make them happy?. You can make your interest to computer become something productive. Maybe build a business in internet can be your way out.
If you want to talk with Habibie Afsyah, you can contact him through twitter
Or you can talk with his mother, Mrs. Endang Setyati through her blog
Still thinking that suicide is the only way out? :)