Disabled…Really?

by Rich Dixon on May 8, 2010

If you’re never heard of Aimee Mullins, you’re in for quite a surprise.

I recently encountered this amazing video under the headline: You just don’t look disabled.

In about 21 minutes this lady shares an incredible perspective on the impact of the label: ”disabled.”

The accompanying article offers some additional insights; it might be worth scrolling down to view the pictures before watching the video.

I was particularly struck by the tone of some of the comments at the end. I’m interested to hear your responses.

I’ll quote from one of the comments:

I despaired because I had no shoes, and then I met someone who had no feet…then I met Aimee Mullins, & she kicked my butt, & told me to quit whining…

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