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The Invisible Woman

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, there was one speech in particular that stood out to me: the speech given by disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza. Anastasia described some of the challenges of living, “in a country where 56 million Americans with disabilities so often feel invisible.” This social invisibility of which she speaks is but one example of the overt and covert discrimination which those with disabilities experience every day.

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