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Disability

Dollhouse Artisans Refurbish Their Health, One Tiny Object At A Time

For both artisans and consumers grappling with chronic illness and mental health issues, the world of miniatures has become a healing refuge.

My Chronic Condition Drove Me From The City And Into The Wild

Being diagnosed with an inner ear disorder led me to follow my dreams and embrace a more adventurous life.

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One Little Farm’s Big, Inclusive Dream

At Common Roots Farm, the vision is simple: to create an inclusive, accessible community where anyone can find meaningful, purposeful work, no matter their abilities.

The Bionic Indiana Jones Who Wants To Make Prosthetics Available To Everyone

After losing his right leg in an off-roading accident, National Geographic explorer Albert Lin has set off on a new adventure to bring prosthetics to all

Boxing Is My Pain Pill

After a shooting left him in a wheelchair, boxing champ Leo Samarelli won’t stop punching until the Paralympics and beyond.

With A Heart Full Of Hostas

Josh Spece’s work as a greenhouse owner and accessible gardening advocate has roots in a wheelchair-friendly, raised-bed garden.

Climbing To Heal

Nikki Bradley, an Irish climber and cancer survivors who scales mountains and glaciers with a crutch, has come a long way from being ashamed of her disability.

Free Flying Over Mountains With Quadriplegia

A paragliding accident left Joe Stone paralyzed from the chest down. But he's still flying. He has to.

Ask Ada: My Dead Parents Want Revenge Against My Disabled Sister

Plus: a mother worries about her daughter falling in love with a man with cancer.

For The Win: The Perils Of A Blind Show Jumper

After losing most of her vision, Wren Blae Zimmermann decided it was the perfect time to pursue her dream of becoming a competitive show jumper.