To the people who call disabled people

To the people who call disabled people “cute,” We are a lot more than that. I am 28 years old. I have always been called cute and most likely will be forever, and I am OK with that. But what I am not OK with, and what bothers me about the word “cute” being used towards people with disabilities is how it gets thrown around a lot. It’s fine when you’re a baby or a little kid, but when you’re an adult and you’re just trying to do what makes you happy and become a productive member of society… is that cute? No. That is normal; that is what every person disabled or non-disabled wants and deserves. I once had someone say to me, “You need to own that you’re cute,” but honestly why should I own some

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