What A Little Girl Taught Me About Humanity

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Disability has much to teach us about humanity – much more than science or religion ever could, because of the way it tests our character. As the disability rights campaigner, model and athlete Aimee Mullins points out, Darwin has been misquoted. He actually says it is not the fittest, or the strongest, or the cleverest – but the most adaptable -that survives.

Certainly, that is what a little girl called Isobel – my first child – has taught me, and she’s only three-and-a-half.

To read more of this article, visit The Huffington Post.

Published on 2nd November 2012

 

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