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Dwarfism Post # 29

There is a quote that says “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” I love this quote because it makes me think about how people say I have such a positive attitude and … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 28

Most little people face surgeries during their lifetime. For me I have had 18 surgeries. I was born with clubbed feet (meaning my feet were upside down and backwards when I was born) and I had many surgeries during my … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 27

Little people hold many different professions. We are lawyers, doctors, teachers, managers, actors, and so many other professions. We may have to do the job a little bit differently but we can do the job.

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Dwarfism Post # 26

Shopping for clothes isn’t always an easy task. The clothes that fit me are made for a young child and aren’t always age appropriate. Pretty much every pair of pants that I have had to be hemmed because while they … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 25

I’ve had people ask me if I have ever wished I wasn’t a little person and the truth is I’m proud of who I am. Has my life been full of challenges? Yes. Was it difficult growing up facing so … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 24

When it comes to traveling as a little person it can be difficult for me to travel alone. In fact I prefer having someone to travel with because I never know what obstacles I may face. The suitcase that I … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 23

Many individuals with dwarfism have identifying traits found in the features of their hands. Some forms of dwarfism have different features that can help doctors identify that specific form of dwarfism. Over years, at the different Little People conventions that … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 22

Continuing with the topic of Conferences, we are often asked… “Why should I go? Why should my family attend?” To be honest, it’s hard to sum up the benefits of conferences into a few sentences, though it’s truly the community … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 21

Did you know 80% of people born with dwarfism have average height parents? There is an array of emotions that parents experience upon the moments their child is diagnosed with dwarfism. LPA strives to provide resources locally and nationally to … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Post # 20

There is a quote that says “Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” Growing up I spent a lot of time in hospitals or dealing with doctors. My mom, aunt and I … Continue reading

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