BBC: The people embracing their disabilities for Halloween

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Source:  BBC / October 30, 2018


For some with physical disabilities Halloween has become an opportunity to embrace their bodies and celebrate difference.

A number of people are sharing photographs of their creative costumes which highlight and incorporate their disability.

April, from Chicago, US, shared a photo of herself dressed up with the caption “Halloween is Christmas for us amputees”, an image that has been up-voted more than 115,000 times on Reddit.

April told the BBC that she wanted to “share some portion of my experience” to help others with disabilities see their bodies more positively.

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