• The ‘Plastic Straw Ban' Hurts People With Disabilities

    3 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Brookie loves her dogs. She adores lip-syncing to Imagine Dragons and going off the diving board. She goes fishing. She has girls' days. She cuts sunflowers with her mom. She goes to Cape Cod every summer and when she lost a tooth, her seven-year-old grin somehow became impossibly cuter. She loves to dance. Her mom says, “She will talk our ears off,” and “Brookie is truly one of the smartest, sassiest, happiest little girls I know.”
    Brookie can also only drink out of a plastic straw.
    You see, Brookie has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. As her mom Allison Reynolds says , “This is the...
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