Take Me Home From The Oscars: Arthritis, Television, Fashion, And Me

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Okay, I’ll admit it: I have a penchant for fashion. Maybe it’s because as a designer (architecture, graphic, and web), I have an appreciation for all things design related. Many people are familiar with Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Fallingwater, but few people are familiar with the fact that he actually dabbled in clothing design. One of my favorite contemporary …



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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Rebecca Name? Rebecca Age? 17 Location? Brockville, Ontario, Canada How long have you lived with RA? Developed at around age 8 or 9. My first diagnosis was at age 9, second diagnosis following biopsy at 16… the doctor that gave me the first diagnosis lost his licence in an unrelated incident and so, …

A Disabled Writer’s Book Unfolds A Tap At A Time

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By Nita Lelyveld, Los Angeles Times “In the virtual world, Winkler roams free. He blogs. He comments. He write articles about film. In the physical world, he increasingly is trapped — dependent on his sister and a long, red plastic chopstick. Rheumatoid arthritis has battered him for 46 of his 55 years. His neck won’t turn. His head is pitched …