ACCEPTANCE STORIES

Everyone’s story is unique. We’re shining a spotlight on stories of courage, bravery, and resilience. Check out how their journeys are amplifying the three Es and inspiring others to love life. 

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Rebecca & Austin

"My son lives with CP daily and loves to interact with everyone he meets. Just be kind!"

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Jackie

"Acceptance to me for my son means... giving him inclusion in settings and not making him..."

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Mattisa

"To me acceptance of persons should not just be favorable or approved on certain days but being accepted..."

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Stacey

"To me, acceptance means seeing disability as something to be embraced rather than pitied..."

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Julie

"Acceptance comes from knowledge. The more one understands, the easier acceptance is possible..."

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Rosa

"We have a special needs son and inclusion means acceptance to us. He is in 8th grade..."

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Travis

"January 20th is International Day of Acceptance. Today, I celebrate this guy and what 3E Love stands for..."

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Mike

"Acceptance means seeing lots of disabled folks who look like me in TV shows and movies..."

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Luke

"I am more than adequate and suitable for what I want to do or be in life. Self acceptance is being loving..."

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Lauren

"I imagine a world where people with disabilities are empowered to be fully functioning members of a society..."

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Kayla

"I'm so incredibly blessed to have people in my life who love & accept me wholeheartedly..."

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David

"My name is David Walters and I have Cerebral Palsy. I live my life every day with a smile and love in my heart..."

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Dallas

"Riley Elizabeth Crum was February 15th, 2014. She is the sweetest baby girl you will ever meet..."

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Ashley

"I celebrate acceptance for my students. My students have cognitive impairments that affect their learning..."

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Angie

"I hope that one day others will see the job that my daughter's smile brings me each day..."

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Sawsan

“Acceptance to me means being able to coexist in a world with people of all abilities without question..."

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Kerry

"Almost six years ago my son, Sam, was aging out of the school system. Sam is non-verbal and autistic..."

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Ryann

"I’m 27 years old and I’m a wife, a registered nurse, an athlete, a disability advocate, a published model..."

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