Q&As

Intimate interviews with remarkable people living their lives while managing a condition.

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Hearing The Call Of The Tuba Thieves

The binaural hearing loss of visual artist Alison O'Daniel informs every aspect of her serene and sometimes surreal art.
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Spreading Awareness With Laughter

Comedienne Nina G. and her troupe, the Comedians With Disabilities Act, prove that having a condition doesn't mean you can't laugh about it.
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Life On The 'Opium Couch'

When chronic pain forced Stephanie de Montalk to live fourteen years lying down, she didn't get lazy: she wrote seven books, and got her PhD.
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Sightless Seeing

This blind travel writer featured on This American Life says the world gets smaller for him when he travels, not bigger.
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Not Your Ordinary Santa Claus

Dressed in his trademark Kris Kringle outfit, photographer Andrew Wyatt photographs rock concerts and teaches special needs kids.
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To Cope With Chronic Pain? Write Your Heart Out

"Illness takes a lot from you," says poet Sarah Wilson. "Writing is how I take the power back."
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Destigmatizing Mental Illness In The Church And Beyond

A feminist priest shares the story of her own bipolar disorder, and gives advice on what the spiritual and unspiritual alike can do to fight mental illness.