2014 Miss America: Women With Disabilities That Rock

I love that there are so many ladies with disabilities out there shining and not letting their difference hold them back.  It feels like the news has been full of awesome stories.  Meg, author of one my favorite blogs, Don’t Hide It, Flaunt It mentioned today that there will be a contestant born without her forearm in the 2014 pageant airing tonight. Miss Iowa, Nicole Kelly would not be the first Miss America with a disability. In 1995, Miss Alabama, Heather Whitestone won the crown with a hearing impairment.

I’m rooting for her and hope she takes the crown!

“I’m proud to represent those who look differently, but it’s about what you can do and how you celebrate it,” she said. “I’m just like you.”

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