A Rare Disease Day Reflection: We Aren’t Just Inspirational Tiny Tims

A Rare Disease Day Reflection: We Aren’t Just Inspirational Tiny Tims

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A Rare Disease Day Reflection: We Aren’t Just Inspirational Tiny Tims

Living with a rare disease isn’t as simple as I thought it would be. I’ve been thinking about this lately, because on Feb. 28, the world will celebrate Rare Disease Day, a day for spreading awareness about those living with rare diagnoses, who often have disabilities. Since my disease is progressive and I spent most of my early life able-bodied, my only previous exposure to those with severe health conditions was through books and movies.…

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