crutchmamaSometimes, I don’t realize how much I hunger to see myself represented until suddenly I’m looking at it.

This mom who uses forearm crutches was just photographed for Humans of New York with her daughter. I was astounded to feel my eyes fill with tears, to see myself reflected like this.

Published by haddayr

Writer, parent, cripple, queer; worker, dancer. City dweller. Bicyclist. I love whiskey, tea, and cussing.

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