Andrew Farkash wanted to change the misconception surrounding disability and the capacity to be happy. In a 2018 Tweet he said, "There's a common misconception that you can't be Disabled and happy. That you can't express joy, and if you do, you must not be hurting or Disabled anymore." #DisabledJoy inspired hundreds of strangers from around the world to join in and share their moments of disabled joy. Some shared photos, others shared thoughts. For Farkash, he was personally diagnosed with pudendal neuralgia, meaning he experiences chronic pelvic pain. He wanted to show that people with disabilities can exist, survive, and live despite their conditions. The single Tweet created ripples of hope and acceptance throughout social media. "It was beautiful to see," said Farkash.

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