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Dwarfism and me: 'We're still treated as less than human'        The Guardian        16 October 2019

 

About 90,000 people in America have dwarfism.

 

The writer and podcaster Cara Reedy

takes us on a journey

to reflect on what it means

to be a person with dwarfism

and why America's obsession with little people

has left lasting damage

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmLvBfCBtHc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dwarf        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/17/
dwarf-wrestling-disability-dwarfanators-achondroplasia-dwarfism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dwarfism        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/17/
dwarf-wrestling-disability-dwarfanators-achondroplasia-dwarfism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > dwarfism        UK

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=lmLvBfCBtHc - G - 16 October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > midget (derogatory)        UK

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=lmLvBfCBtHc - G - 16 October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

circus        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/dec/22/
travelling-circus-clayton-anderson-in-pictures-photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Steven Miller        USA        1961-2010

 

lawyer who was born

with achondroplasia

dwarfism

and overcame discrimination

because of his disability.

 

He became a leader

in the disability rights movement.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/21/us/
21miller.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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