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Tiny Dancer Takes Big Leaps Through Life

Tiny Dancer Takes Big Leaps Through Life

Nine-year-old Michaella Metz twirls, tumbles, runs, flips, skates, climbs, and slides her way through life. She is a softball All Star (at the time of publication, her softball team was 6-0 with four games left) and a competitive dancer. She’s ...
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I’m Not Your Inspiration — Or Am I?

Lunch Meat, Marathons, and Adventures in Between “YOU ARE SO INSPIRING!” a woman exclaimed as I browsed lunch meat at the grocery store. I turned to find a woman staring at me and I could tell a conversation was about to ...
GETTING MOBILE: Toward a Wheelchair-accessible World

GETTING MOBILE: Toward a Wheelchair-accessible World

FOUR INVENTIONS FOR A BETTER LIFE ON THE GO A spirit of adventure is not limited to people without mobility issues. But for those who rely on medical equipment, a trip by car, plane, or other methods pose frustrating challenges ...
CAUSE-PLAY

CAUSE-PLAY

Finding Fun, Confidence, Understanding, and Community Through Cosplay We love our superheroes. It seems the only movies guaranteed to get butts in the theater seats these days involve some type of glowing saber, super sorcerer, or teen-aged avenger fighting against ...

The Delusion of Lack

The Delusion of Lack

“IF ONLY I HAD A, I COULD BE B.” “I CAN’T DO X, BECAUSE I DON’T HAVE Y.” Exchange the variables for whatever nouns are apropos, but the result is the same—not living your best life because you believe you ...
From Buzzword to Bond: The Trend Toward Inclusivity

From Buzzword to Bond: The Trend Toward Inclusivity

Terms like inclusivity and diversity are often bandied about in today’s media and marketplace, bringing what used to be a fringe focus into the mainstream. Although this may show a heightened awareness of people living with disabilities, the commitment behind such ...
Just Like Me: People and Products Pave the Way Toward Representation

Just Like Me: People and Products Pave the Way Toward Representation

“When toy brands are including us, it helps with the whole attitude that there is nothing wrong with being different or having a disability. Without yelling it, it shows that we are here, we are okay, and we are amazing ...
Motorin'

Motorin’

Amputation surgery is life-altering. Regardless of how quickly you navigate the emotional roller coaster to acceptance, for some, the effects may be more profound. For motorcyclists, losing a limb presents unique challenges. If you wish to continue motorin’, read on.   ...
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