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Independently Dependent

In Columns, My Piece of the Sky by Guest Contributor1 Comment

Editor’s note: I met César Bazúa on Twitter. His story was interesting and I thought I’d give him a chance to share it with everyone. But I never imagined this. It’s truly well written and whether you have a spinal cord injury or not, it resonates with almost everyone. Read …

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My Life Doesn’t Belong On Waiting List

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Society sees having a disability as an enigma. There is nothing complex or misfiring when it comes to a person with a disability. Yes, we are constantly dismissed, looked over, and ignored. And by some far-fetched chance, we have heard it is simply just a stopgap to appease us. As …

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Bon Voyage in a Wheelchair

In Tomorrow's Journey, Travel by Guest ContributorLeave a Comment

A cruise is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a luxurious, highly accessible vacation. As I’ve progressed (regressed?) from being a wall hugger to using a cane to using a manual then a power wheelchair, my objective was always to not give up on my passion for travel. I’ve …

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Emily Ladau: Advocating with Grace and Wit

In Audacious People by Nathasha Alvarez1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Very few people in the advocacy arena truly impress me. I know. I’ve been told my standards and expectations are too high. Emily Ladau impresses me. Read on. Emily Ladau’s personality captures my attention long before we actually connect on a personal level via Facebook. I am a …