TRAILWAYS BANS AUTISTIC PEOPLE FROM CROSS COUNTRY TRAVEL
-HOLIDAY ENDS IN JAIL-
Holger didn't have much fun in his life because he saved every money he could make for his Africa-Project. He is born in Germany but moved to the Azores after his Roommates made him homeless in a tricky illegal way.
2015 should be different from all the other years: He planned a once in Lifetime Vocation, that should last from late June to late November. Every Minute was planned. Many months ago he bought himself a Greyhound-Ticket Chicago-SLC for to get the Boarding Nr 1. That Detail was important for him, because he has Autism and is unable to sit 24 h in a single Position with Shoes on and to sleep in a seated Position. In this way he was able to occupy the 2 right Seats behind the front Row and stretch out his feet to a seat across the Gangway where only a Cooler rested. For this he bought himself new socks, that never have been worn before.
The Driver yelled and acted to the Costumers like in a Military Boot Camp. He dropped Luggage from other Travelers from a 1,50 m Height on the Gangway, that breakable items brake apart likely. Holger noticed the Driver, that he has Autism and that he didn't understand every thing he jelled quickly.
Until Des Moines - a 6 h Drive the Driver accepted his sleeping Position and Holger made always room for other Passengers at upcoming Stops well in Advance. Holger didn't cause any Problem until the Bus Driver caused a Problem to him. Holger talked with the Bus-Driver about his sleeping Position also at a Rest-Stop at 2:19 am and he accepted it. Holger got told from a other Bus Driver that you can not take off Shoes on the front Row, but at all other Rows.
In Des Moines everything should be different: Suddenly the bus driver came to Holger and said that he had to put on his shoes NOW. It is unhygienic. Arguments which he had accepted it all the time and the fresh socks it had died away.
Although Holger followed under protest the amended rule, the police were called. At their arrival, Holger had already calmed down, but he was asked to leave the bus. For Holger it was already difficult to deal with the unfair behavior of the bus driver, but he could not deal with the end of his journey. As he left the Bus it was CLEAR that Lagoon, Discovery Kingdom, San Francisco, Great America, Knotts Berry Farm, Disneyland, Seaworld, Magic Mountain, Legoland, his birthday party, and the Getty Museum as well as all the venues he later wanted to visit dissolve in air, because all tickets were only valid for a specific day. All that Holger realized with leaving the bus and broke in a Apathetical state along next to the bus.
Logically, he could not leave as requested from the police the grounds of nowhere and was admitted for "Trespassing" in the Polk County Jail. There, all clothing was taken away from him and all the bracelets been cut, which roughly is for him, as if you would cut off his arm, as they all get invalid in this way as they been tampered.
Holger will never be able to travel again.
Holger: "If I see today Films like "Auf der Flucht" where it is shown how felons are put in jail in the abdomen, hand and leg irons, this is traumatic for me because that is just as I was treated for to take off the shoes. It is absolutely a paradox!"
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