Here’s a thing that happens:
A kid has a disability. Or is otherwise substantially atypical.
And the adults in their life don’t want them to feel different and suffer for it, so they don’t talk to them about being disabled.
And then they grow up without basic information…
spinal cord injury awareness day tomorrow!
“every eight hours someone is told they may never walk again”
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy, in case you hadn’t heard. How dare she remove those ticking time bombs from her chest, amiright? Like, hasn’t she learned by now that her body is public domain and we all get to vote on what she does with it? Sheesh, how selfish can ya get.
I reblog this every time it comes up on my dashboard, not because it is a “rule” but because every time I see it the love and sincerity on her face hit me all over again and I think everyone deserves to see that.
And THIS is why I adore Catherine Tate. She’s loud and brash but in quieter moments… her soul comes shining through and it makes everything about her so much more beautiful.