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Disabilities can manifest themselves both physically and mentally, and while some are easy to see, others are not. The women in this BuzzFeed Video all deal with disabilities, from Tourette's to Cerebral palsy to Lupus, and there's a few things they want you to know, in their quest to both normalize but celebrate their differences. 

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Why kneel down for a proposal when you can stand? That's what Jacob Newbern did for the lucky lady in his life, Mary Batar. She's been supporting him with her positivity ever since they found out Newbern was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that causes paralysis. After 22 days of treatment at the Orange Park Medical Center in Florida, Newbern was ready to go home, but he wanted to leave with a fiancé. After setting up a special romantic setting, he surprised Batar by revealing he could stand again and asked her to be his wife! Such a touching moment for the duo of five years that are also parents to 10-month-old twin girls, Kallie and Kinsley, as well as a 3-year-old daughter, Braelynn, according to ABC News. All the best to the happy couple! View Now
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Couple Gets Married DURING Marathon

They do say marriage is a marathon not a sprint, but this couple took that very literally! Whitney Buck and Stephen Phillips started the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon as an engaged couple but made it official halfway through. Family, friends and an officiant waited for the pair to make their way to the makeshift altar at mile marker 13.1, according to WXYZ. Right after, "You may now kiss the bride," the couple continued on to finish the race. Besides that being an amazing feat itself, Buck has dealt with two life-changing accidents that almost left her without the ability to walk, the latest just 18 months ago.   View Now
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Now That's A First Date! Woman Saves Man With CPR

The story of a couple brought together by an almost life-ending incident is captivating the internet. It happened back in October 2017, but the pair is now opening up about their shocking beginnings. Anesthesiologist Andi Traynor was on a surfing first date with Max Montgomery when he suddenly collapsed. Rushing into life-saving mode, Traynor immediately performed CPR while a nurse nearby also jumped into help, according to WABC. Their actions allowed Montgomery the chance to get safely to the hospital, where he underwent bypass surgery the next day. Although the CPR served as their first kiss, Traynor and Montogomery have experienced many kisses since and have now been together for 10 months! via Paddle 4Good View Now
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Entire Family Joins Surprise Proposal Celebration

Entire Family Joins Surprise Proposal Celebration

Chris Credendino of Atlanta is one romantic guy and a meticulous planner. Instead of a destination proposal, he arranged for his girlfriend Savanah's immediate family to travel from Michigan to take part the big day. While Chris was downstairs getting on one knee, the family was hiding upstairs waiting for Savanah to say "yes" before joining in the celebration. Not bad for day three in their new home.  View Now
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Sally Whitford was totally caught off guard when her daughter Alyssha Whitford surprised her for her birthday in Alberta, Canada. Alyssha moved away five months ago and thought that her presence would be a great "present" for her dear mother. The heartwarming video was shot by Alyssha's girlfriend Tay SchneiderView Now

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Russian Zoo Welcomes Precious Twin Polar Bear Cubs

Russian Zoo Welcomes Precious Twin Polar Bear Cubs

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Celebrity

Perfectly Executed Concert Proposal

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Furious Pete Is Gonna Roll Up On Coffee Cup Challenge

Furious Pete Is Gonna Roll Up On Coffee Cup Challenge

Who would buy 100 empty coffee cups if you don't own a coffee shop? Furious Pete, that's who! The wonderful coffee and donut chain Tim Horton's (if Tim Horton's is reading this, we would love some Timbits please) is holding a competition where if you roll up the rims on their coffee cups, one in six have a chance at winning a prize. So Pete bought 100 cups! Was it worth it? Well... View Now
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