Episode 3

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19th Aug 2020

Capturing Cerebral Palsy with Jerron Herman

Dancer and artist, Jerron Herman talks about life with cerebral palsy, the limitations of our definitions especially when it comes to defining health and wellness or masculinity, and the importance of our genuine expression in building community. ⁣

Studies show, Black children are about 30 percent more likely than whites to have cerebral palsy, one of the most common motor disabilities developed in childhood. Through a myriad of technical difficulties and obstacles, in this episode we reflect on Jerron's journey thus far, the importance of parents that will advocate for you and discovering ways to laugh through it all.

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Beyond Our Cells
Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl

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