disability

The Raw Beauty Project: Embracing Unstoppable Women (IMAGES)

After its landmark debut in New York in 2014, The Raw Beauty Project, an innovative photography exhibit that celebrates women with disabilities, will have a one-night benefit exhibition showing at Paul Mitchell: The School located at 825 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101, beginning at 7:00PM on September 17, 2016. Tickets for the benefit reception, which includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, start at $40 with a $100 VIP package and can be purchased here. The goal of this evolving, traveling exhibit is to redefine perceptions of beauty, educate audiences, and…

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Teen Petitions for Plus Size Princess

Jewel Moore is an amazing seventeen-year-old girl from Farmville, Virginia with an interesting request for Disney: create a princess with some curves. Through her online petition, Moore hopes to gain enough attention so that Disney will take notice. So far the petition has 27,000 signatures and rising, while there still is no response from Disney on the suggestion. Moore’s argument has a solid case in my opinion. With the introduction of the first African American princess Tiana in the Princess and the Frog in 2009 and 2012’s Brave which depicted…

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Adorable Girl With Cerebral Palsy Lands Major Modeling Gig

It becomes a miracle in itself when someone can overcome things no matter what and prove that we can defy all odds – especially when having disabilities and numerous challenges. Many people, especially children, get mocked or ridiculed for something out of their control. Instead of doubting or making fun of children and people who have these disabilities, people should all show support and love because anyone with disabilities deserves to shine like the rest of the world. A beautiful little soul named Holly Greenhow, who is only seven years…

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Employee with Asperger’s Humiliated by Customer

Chris Tuttle, a 28 year old man who has Asperger’s syndrome, was humiliated by a customer at the Wegamns he works at. The customer berated Tuttle for not scanning his items fast enough and even complained to a manager while Chris was visibly upset with tears running down his face. After hearing Chris’ story, his sister Jamie reached out to her friends on Facebook about the situation in hopes that they would help build up his spirits. Little did Jamie know, the story would become an internet sensation. By the…

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Armless Body Builder Inspires Fitness World with her Ability

In each part of the world there are people that seem to amaze us, inspire us no matter the challenges they may be facing. In this instance we have an inspiring story of a woman named Barbie Thomas that overcame the loss of her arms at an early age and proved to the world that nothing would stop her. I came across this story at a time I think I needed it most. Matter of fact sometimes we all need to hear a story like this. No way am I…

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