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It’s All The Way With the ADA!

In Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha AlvarezLeave a Comment

The 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) might be one of the most important anniversaries this year. In the United States of America, the current administration is chipping away at the ADA. Instead of pushing forward into a society of inclusivity, people with disabilities are fighting for …

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Cale Ferrin: Charisma and Character

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Cale Ferrin, actor with Fanconi Anemia, is adorable! That should be the summary of the interview. Cale is adorable! It’s definitely worth repeating.  Living in Nebraska with his family, Cale’s a fifth grader with more than enough charisma to bottle up and sell for years! This is no exaggeration! Within …

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Growing Up with Death

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Growing up with Death sounds so weird, right? How can I possibly grow up with Death, something that is the total opposite? But that’s how I feel. Death has been in my life since I was in kindergarten. If you’re immersed in the world of people with physical disabilities, death …