The coalminer’s daughter. The bartender. The police brutality activist. The grieving mother. Each looked at the man representing her in Congress and said, “I can do better.”
An author with a neurological blending of the senses explains what the world looks, sounds and feels like to someone with synesthesia.
Imagine a color that does not exist. Now, if you were to close your eyes and see that color, how might you describe it to people around you? Perhaps this is a little taste of what life is like for New York City author Maureen Seaberg. Seaberg has a neurological condition (she prefers the word “trait”) that affects just one in two thousand people. Known as synesthesia, it is characterized by a naturally occurring blending of the senses. For her, and many other synesthetes, the world is not comprised of clearly defined spectrums, but rather a fusion of overlapping sensory impressions.
“Who would look after him if I wasn’t here?” and other questions this mom asks herself every day.
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When Dee came out as a transgender, it meant the end of her marriage to Penny. And that’s when the empowering journey for both women truly began.
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