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Happy RJ Mitte’s 23rd birthday! Thanks for representing cerebral palsy accurately in Breaking Bad!

“Being disabled doesn’t mean you’re disabled. You can do anything you want. That’s what I try to tell people who are being bullied, and just happen to have a disability.” (source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9gBVn_KzBA)

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People perceive disability as a weakness, as an illness, as something that needs to be cured, and we have to fight against that. Someone says, “What’s wrong with you?” and I’m like, “What’s wrong with me? What– what’s wrong with you? Like, I’m– I’m fine man. I don’t got any problems.”

RJ Mitte on removing the stigma surrounding disability