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In a crisis, America follows a familiar line of logic: it's okay if the chronically ill die, as long as 'real' people aren't inconvenienced.
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Frustrated by endless weeks of self-quarantine due to coronavirus? Welcome to the world of chronic illness and disability. And after all this is over, remember us.
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Abuse of disabled people is rampant in our prison systems. Here's some of their stories.
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As a person with an autoimmune disorder, you know what makes me angriest about COVID-19? The fact that the same accommodations society is making to contain the pandemic are the ones it refused to make for me all along.
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As a person with severe asthma, coronavirus scares the hell out of me... not least because I have no control over the precautions other people are (or aren't) taking.
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After brain cancer, I'm lucky to have my sight, and I'm proud to be disabled. I just wish my disability were easier to explain to people.
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Whether Jameela Jamil or a person sitting in a handicapped seat on a bus, we all have a duty to believe the experiences of others.
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What do Jameela Jamil, Selma Blair, Serena Gomez, Michael J. Fox, and Lena Dunham have in common? A chronic illness they're not ashamed of.
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In Samoa, nurse Andrea Chapman fights to get vaccines to a population decimated by measles.
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