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The ‘Miraculous Cure’ Trope Is Not The Disability Representation We Need

By Mariah Ramsawakh

I watch a lot of TV and a lot of movies, especially in the sci-fi and fantasy genres. I love shows about alien cultures and fighting demons.

I’m also disabled. You wouldn’t know it by looking at me, but I have myelomeningocele spina bifida. So what does that have to do with my love of science…

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