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The biggest irony is that this manager decides that the child in a wheelchair, who cannot even walk independently could get up and hurt everyone around him. HOW? So, he decides to prevent him from getting on the flight.
Yes, they do suffer. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) hurts the body every fucking moment. But that doesn't mean one loses the willingness to live. Not once in my life I have heard my brother say that he doesn't want to live.
She had given up her lucrative career right after Tanvi's diagnosis and immersed herself in bringing her up. But it was a tough job with more thorns strewn in the way than roses.
A brilliant example of female empowerment, Swasti Mehta is an inspiration for all those who may feel like giving up when life appears to be rocky and bumpy.
Sudha Chandran has recently spoken up about having to remove her artificial limb every time at security checks during travel, starting a conversation on the lack of inclusive mindsets and infrastructure for persons with disability.
While the queer community faces discrimination, being queer and disabled is a further problem in India, especially if further marginalised by caste, class, or gender.
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