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    RJ Mitte From "Breaking Bad" Has An Inspiring Message For People With Disabilities

    "Show who you are and what you are to the world."

    If you were a Breaking Bad fan, then you already know the awesomeness that is RJ Mitte from his iconic character of Walter White Jr. alone.


    Since the show, he's been on Switched at Birth, Robot Chicken, and Dixieland, and also conquered MODELING, HELLO.

    Mitte has cerebral palsy and has also been a longtime disabilities activist. Now he's calling for people with disabilities to not be afraid of putting themselves out there.

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    "People want to see themselves on television, and when you have a disability that number is so small," Mitte told Britain's Channel 4 News. "And it needs to grow, because it has such a big impact."

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    Mitte spoke with Britain's Channel 4 about the struggle of being an actor with disabilities, and the notion that because of those challenges you'll only ever be seen in a certain way.

    "Don't hide who you are, don't hide your disability...Show who you are and what you are to the world."

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    "And I'm not just talking about physical disability, I'm talking about mental disability. Show who you are and what you are to the world."

    "A lot of people in life, and not just disabled people, but people in general, they don't do what they want to do," Mitte said. "They hide themselves...and then they never do it."

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    Mitte ended by saying, "If you want to do something, do it."


    Fuck yes, Mitte! Words of damn wisdom! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ Also, more Mitte in my life, please.

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