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I am not your inspiration, thank you very much. / 14 June 2014

Video of Ted talk by Stella young

I am not your inspiration, thank you very much.

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Stella young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair - a fact that she doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity.  In this talk Young breaks down societys habit of turning disabled people into 'inspiration porn. (Text from ted talk home page).

There is nothing I can add to this as the video says it all....except have a look see and be inspired to be uninspiring!