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Our Stories: Cristina White-Jones

Cristina White-Jones (Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis) writes:
“I’m a full-time artist and private art teacher. My mother ran a gallery, so I grew up with artisans and their work. I’ve always felt the need to create.

“When I was 11 years old, I fell and broke my right hip. It started out as slipped capital femoral epiphysis with avascular necrosis.… Read the rest

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Our Stories: Deb Lewin

Deb Lewin, Model for Bold Beauty Project Texas

“Born and raised in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, I also lived in Israel and South Africa, representing two countries in field hockey and squash. Political changes in Africa left me without a country. After ten stressful years, I became an American citizen, working as a videographer, paramedic, ropes challenge course instructor and Master Neuro-Linguistic Programmer.… Read the rest

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Our Stories: Oda Lisa Roberts

Oda Lisa Roberts’ statement about the Bold Beauty Project Texas:

“The Texas Bold Beauty Project is a wondrous thing by redefining the conception of disability. My hope is to assuage the poor perception of blindness by expounding upon the following meanings. For me, “bold” equals having the courage to be fully functioning within a visual scene.… Read the rest

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Our Stories: Tanya Winters

Tanya Winters is a passionate 42-year-old woman living with Cerebral Palsy. She has a firecracker personality and a big heart. After earning a degree in Social Work, Tanya moved from Chicago to Austin where she discovered her inner disability advocate. Since then, she has built a solid career in disability advocacy, within which she encourages other people with disabilities to get involved in their community and speak out for what they believe in.… Read the rest