Tag: disabilities

  • 5 Musical Geniuses Who Overcame Disabilities to Achieve Powerful Legacies

    5 Musical Geniuses Who Overcame Disabilities to Achieve Powerful Legacies

    Whether it’s writing a song or learning how to read music, becoming a serious musician comes with its fair share of hardship and challenges, already. Everything — from the time and patience it takes to build up your chops on a new instrument, to coughing up enough cash to purchase equipment — is a pain. […]

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  • Spider Hands: Writing with a Deadly Genetic Disorder

    Spider Hands: Writing with a Deadly Genetic Disorder

    How Marfan Syndrome killed my music career, replaced it with a writing career, and helped me see the connective tissue flowing through everything. “You have spider hands,” the doctor said. Known formally as arachnodactyly, it was the thin, elegant structure of my hands that — along with the abnormal curvature of my spine, and my generally […]

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