Posts made in September, 2014

Almost October

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hello everyone! It’s hard to believe October is almost here. Where has time gone? October will be a bittersweet month for me, as it marks the end of my two years of service as Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota USA and the start of a new venture for me. It is really hard to put the last two years into words and do it all justice. What an incredible journey it has been! Ms. Wheelchair USA isn’t just a pageant. It’s not about external beauty. It’s not about performing some kind of talent. It’s about having inner beauty and inner talent – the kind that makes you want to prove stereotypes wrong and help make the world a better place. Throughout my...

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It was a nurse who

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hi everyone, There’s been a lot of controversy this week following the Miss America pageant and Miss Colorado’s monologue about being a nurse as her talent. I watched the monologue during the preliminaries and personally thought it was great. Unfortunately there’s some others who felt the need to not only criticize her for it, but chose to be absolutely disrespectful towards the nursing profession. The comments about nurses from the ladies on “The View” absolutely disgust me. I felt very compelled to respond to their complete ignorance and below is what I posted on the Facebook page for “The View.” I am not a nurse. I will never...

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