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When Physical Disability Becomes A Strength

There are many life lessons we can learn from the bold and tenacious Melissa Ortiz. This is a woman who has overcome numerous challenges and refused to allow a lifelong handicap to limit her dreams. She has traveled the world, defied the odds, and developed a sense of humor about life and its many challenges. Melissa Ortiz is a disability rights advocate who has worked with Democrats and Republicans on behalf of Americans with Disabilities. She was appointed by President Trump to serve as Commissioner of the Administration on Disabilities in 2017. 

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Even while living with physical challenges, Melissa refuses to be a victim. In 2005, she was Ms. Wheelchair New York. Be prepared to be inspired as you listen to the awesome accomplishments of Melissa Ortiz.


Dr. Carol Swain
Dr. Swain is host of the podcast Be The People on the America Out Loud Podcast Network. Passionate about empowering others to raise their voices in the public square, she is an author, public speaker, and political commentator.




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