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Every thanksgiving my Nana and Poppop come to visit. With the virus, we will be unable to see each other this year. I am beyond thankful for my health and safety throughout this virus, but this doesn’t mean that it isn’t hard for me sometimes with all of the precautions I need to take…
I am often considered “different.” I am not your typical twelve-year-old girl. I don’t know many kids my age like me. At my current school, I am the only kid who uses a wheelchair. But it hasn’t always been like this. I went to a preschool where all of the kids had some sort of disability…
On Monday, September 25th, I started remote learning. Students at New York City public schools had the choice between blended learning and 100% remote. Blended learning means that you go to school in-person 1-2 times a week, and the rest of the week, you are remote. As you…
This is one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite books/movies, Wonder. While I might be different, I was born this way, and I am proud to stand out. I know that people are going to stare, and going to ask questions, but I understand why, and I don’t mind being noticed, or wondered about. I use my difference to make a difference.
Gretability is a blog written by me- a 12 year old girl living in New York City. My name is Greta, and I have a disability called Nemaline Myopathy, which makes my muscles weaker than others. Gretability is a way to inspire people who might be similar to me, and teach people about what life is like when living with a disability.
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Thank you to my physical therapist, Dr. Morlaye Kamara, for designing and creating the Gretability logo.
Lastly, thank you to everyone who has encouraged me to accomplish all that I have, and connected me to so many amazing opportunities.