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18 Unique Stations from Border to Border
Keep Moving Forward a radio series featuring people with disabilities sharing perspectives, insights, and experiences | Supported by Minnesota Council On Disability

Mai Thor: Knocking Down Insecurities

Mai Thor: Knocking Down Insecurities

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Sometimes I wonder, “Do I do this as good as my able-bodied counterparts?” Being a parent is a real learning experience. I told myself, “My insecurities about my disability are not going to hold me back from being a good mom to my kids.”

Christine Morgan: Hearing Loss Is An Invisible Disability

Christine Morgan: Hearing Loss Is An Invisible Disability

Hearing loss is an invisible disability; we don’t use a wheelchair, we don’t use a white cane, we don’t have dark glasses. “Oh, but you do so well.” Well, I’m doing well because I’m looking at you, but the moment you turn your back and speak in a different direction, I’m not doing so well.

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Mark Braun: Team Turns Tragedy Into Triumph

Mark Braun: Team Turns Tragedy Into Triumph

From the heartbreak of being a “throw away baby” to Paralympic Gold, Mark Braun understands the value of “team.” He can walk for only short distances, but he can run!

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Margot Imdieke Cross: You Figure It Out

Margot Imdieke Cross: You Figure It Out

I remember going to the rock pile on the farm. My front caster fell off. My brother turned to me, and said, “You’re gonna have to pop a wheelie.” To this day, I am one of the best wheelie poppers.

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Master Hinkle: You Can Always Try

Master Hinkle: You Can Always Try

You can’t do everything you want because there are limitations. There are physical limitations, there are mental limitations. But you can always try. You can’t always do, but you can always try. I think that’s the biggest thing I want to get across to people.

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Mai Thor: It’s All Part Of The Human Condition

Mai Thor: It’s All Part Of The Human Condition

Mai Thor doesn’t equate every person she meets with their physical appearance. She thinks it’s important to find out who people truly are.

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