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Disability Does NOT Equal Inability

I have had something on my heart that I want to share. This is no way meant to boast. In the past month as Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee, I have already been exposed to so many unique and interesting opportunities and I have experienced emotional growth in a way that I have never experienced before. This […]

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Enabling vs. Empowering


Last week, I was asked to be a part of an adult discussion panel for the Spina Bifida Education Day in Nashville. I can honestly say that it was an eye-opening experience. In this panel, I heard so many stories from people with Spina Bifida (and their parents) talk about the parents basically just doing […]

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Embracing our differences


I was recently having a conversation with a comedian friend of mine, Nemr (, after one of his shows this past weekend and we were talking about differences and similarities in our upbringing and backgrounds. He is an Arabic Christian from the country of Lebanon… and although our cultural backgrounds are different, we very much […]