Why Nancy Meirs Calls Herself a Cripple

This is an informative essay in which the author specifically talks about Nancy Meirs and how she identifies as a cripple. The author discusses various terms that society uses for those with disabilities, such as handicapped, disabled, and differently abled. The essay talks about why Meirs is okay with being called a cripple and embraces the term. Although Meirs is okay with being called handicapped and disabled, she argues that differently abled was not an appropriate term to use when talking about her because she does not fit the definition.
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