Tag: DisabilityAwareness

Jessica Ping-Wild: The Rolling Explorer Writing Her Own Story

Jessica Ping-Wild is a model, content creator, and triple-threat. Ping-Wild was born with CHILD syndrome, a genetic condition that causes skin, limb, and, in some cases, organ deficiencies on one side of the body. Specifically, she was born with a shortened arm and a shortened leg that doctors further amputated when she was only a couple of months old. Due to her limited mobility, Ping-Wild sometimes uses mobility aids such as a wheelchair, thus inspiring her lifestyle blog called The Rolling Explorer.

Amputating your Fear with John Register

John Register is an overcomer who continues to make a global impact. He is a Gulf War Army Veteran, a 4-time track and field all American; and, a 2-time Olympic trials qualifier.

The Art of Conquering Your Fears with Joze Piranian

“If I could go back and talk to my younger self, I would tell them three things; It’s okay to be different, use fear as a compass that will tell you where you need to go in life, and once you find that thing that scares you, do it.” Joze Piranian’s story is one that is unique yet so inspirational. Joze was born in Lebanon with a severe stutter. He avoided speaking to people entirely out of the fear of being judged for being different. We all know how we felt when we were a teenager, wanting to fit in with everyone else.

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