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Raumund Cotton at work. he has overcome so many obstacles and proved a lot of people wrong, successfully completing year 12, gaining a Certificate III in Disability Care and maintaining employment. “Raumund reported one of his biggest achievements was gaining employment, as it has provided him with many opportunities he would not have otherwise had,” Ms Irving said. “This includes achieving his goal of living independently. Employment has also allowed Raumund to improve his social skills; building self-esteem and confidence in all areas of his life and developing new friendships.” Community Bridging Services continues to encourage and support Raumund. www.communitybridgingservices.org.au