Everyone has felt the pressures of being abled as 'different' and has tried to conform to being 'normal'. But, if we step back and look around, we are all 'different'. And if we all share the quality of being different, then isn't being different the same as being normal?
Growing up as a diplomat's child, Hope Chow has learned first hand how hard it is to fit in a be 'normal'. However, after realizing that people are more alike than they are different, being different is nothing to be ashamed of.
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