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betheboy:

huffingtonpost:

This Man With Severe Cerebral Palsy Created Mind-Blowing Art Using Just A Typewriter

Last year, 22-time Emmy award-winning reporter John Stofflet posted this news video he created for KING-TV in 2004, featuring Paul Smith and his artistic talents.

See the full video to see more of Smith’s artworks and to learn more about his inspiring story go here. 

This dude is awesome.

Also, I was born with a milder case of the same condition as this artist. I need to stop keeping that a secret. It is nothing to be ashamed of.

Late Night Confessional: Health Edition

jaybushman:

OK, this is not something I talk about much.  And I don’t think I’ve ever talked about it online. But for some reason, tonight I feel a compulsion to talk about it. Not sure why. But what I’ve learned over the years is to trust these instincts when they arise. So, borderline incoherent, typo-filled screed below the cut.

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As someone who knows you IRL, I am glad that you shared this (and I get that there’s something easier about confessing online.) I know that it’s frustrating and you have probably researched to the gills, but you should know jewlesthemagnificent who also has fibro and is fearless sharing her coping strategies and issues. 

deantrippe:

pocketaimee:

Hell-aciously busy with work, but I really wanted to draw this comic.

Something Stronger.

Historian and Feminist Scholar Gerda Lerner

For everyone who complains “why can’t [marginalized group] be better/act better/be polite when fighting for their rights?"  Civil rights are anything but civil. They are hard fought, and hard won.

(via noirbettie)