I Don’t Fear the Word ‘Disabled’ — I’m Embracing It

I Don’t Fear the Word ‘Disabled’ — I’m Embracing It

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I Don’t Fear the Word ‘Disabled’ — I’m Embracing It

“But you’re not really disabled.” I’ve heard those words, or words to that effect, a few times in my life.  Folks have always said this to me with good intent, seeking to give me hope and encouragement as I manage the symptoms that come with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). And I genuinely appreciate the good intentions and always feel well loved as a result. Yet, unlike most words and well wishes offered up to send good…

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