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Inspiration
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My Lifelong Science Experiment

I am often asked when did I get to where I am with respect to acceptance of the accident or how do I constantly manage to make light of challenging situations with dark humor even when things are constantly thrown my way as anyone who is disabled can relate to?

Dating Ariella Barker in Israel
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Never Giving Up Hope; Disability and Heartbreak

What makes me “amazing” and so different from other women is precisely because of my disability and life experiences surrounding it. It’s made me compassionate and empathetic, strong and self-confident, determined and passionate, straight-forward and level-headed. It’s what made me impervious to the intensity of our relationship and subsequent break-up.

Arts & Entertainment
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Here it comes. . . and it’s alright

The performance of my arrangement of Here Comes the Sun continues my torrid output of creating and sharing one video per year. But this is by design. It allows just enough time for people to completely forget that I can play guitar, sing and (sometimes) write songs. Or maybe even play a kazoo. They are then astounded to discover that I possess any semblance of musical ability whatsoever.

Health
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Shear Facts about Pressure Injuries

Knowledge is power when it comes to protecting your bum. The first thing to know is that pressure, friction, and shear all play a role in annoying pressure injuries.

Design & Access Kelly in courtyard in Rothenburg, Germany in her "cobblestone chair" that her husband outfitted with big wheels and castors.
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Living Abroad: An American Wheelchair User’s Perspective

“I am incredibly grateful to the thousands of American disability rights activists of the 60s, 70s, and 80s who protested, chained themselves to buses, camped out in government buildings for days and were willing to get arrested. I used to say I couldn’t imagine life without them, but now I can to an extent because I’ve lived abroad.”

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