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Austin’s Tommy2Stix Is A Rapper With Muscular Dystrophy, And You Can Listen To His "Cripple Flow" HERE!

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Tommy2Stix does something nobody else on the scene is doing: he's a self-described “motivational cripple” hip-hop artist, and he's bringing inspiration to the table, as well as his flow.

Cripple Flow, to be specific to his single; but it's flow none the less and we love it. It's clever, it's self-aware, it uses his own struggles to catapult itself into something more than just a song.

You see, Tommy2Stix has central core myopathy, an ultra-rare

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Diesel Features Model With Muscular Dystrophy In Their Latest Campaign! Get Her Inspiring Story!!

Get the inspiring scoop about a Diesel model with muscular dystrophy!

Beauty is everywhere!!!

The modeling industry has often been criticized for touting almost inhuman standards of beauty, but that’s all changing now!!

Late last year a gorgeous cross-eyed model was featured on the front of Pop magazine, early this year Aerie started advertising lingerie using real, un-photoshopped models, and now Jillian Mercado, a fashion blogger with muscular dystrophy, is starring in Diesel’s “We Are Connected” campaign!

This development is SO encouraging — it delivers the powerful message that we are all unique, and things that may have once been seen as flaws in the modeling industry are now seen as beauty marks!

Which they absolutely are!!

Jillian was recently a guest on the Today Show, where she got to explain her story a little further. She said of the shoot:

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Teen Mom 2 Star Leah Messer Reveals Her Daughter Ali's Rare Illness

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This must be so hard for this family, but we know they have the perseverance to keep going strong!

Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer has revealed the illness that has affected her beautiful daughter Ali in a new interview.

The little girl has been diagnosed with a rare form of muscular dystrophy, in which Leah described as:

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Ryan Lochte Does His Part As A Muscular Dystrophy Research Supporter!!

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Ryan Lochte is such an inspiration!

While the Olympian isn't swimming, he's visiting Capitol Hill to talk about the MD-CARE Act with senators in Washington, D.C. and is also showing his support for the Muscular Dystrophy research.

Lochte is currently the spokesperson for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, and because he lost someone close to him from this illness, he takes his spokesman duties seriously.

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Paris Hilton Literally Saved A Man's Life

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This is absolutely incredible!

A young man with muscular dystrophy, Mike Oliveri, needs about $5,000 a month just for his medication and for caretakers.

He is barely surviving. And that money doesn't even factor in food.

One night, he randomly met Paris Hilton in a club and they became friends.

She later randomly sent him $5,000!

So he posted a video thank you to Paris, because he wanted people to know the real her, not the her the media tends to try and show.

Check out the video above to hear his amazing story about how Paris Hilton literally saved his life.

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Jerry Lewis Will NOT Return As Host Of Muscular Dystrophy Telethon

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Whomp, whomp.

Despite reports that said Jerry Lewis was back as host of his legendary Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, airing September 4, it turns out, he won't be back.

Jerry's spokeswoman Candi Cazau said:

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Jerry Lewis Returns To His Telethon Hosting Gig

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He's back!

Jerry Lewis WILL host this year's Labor Day weekend Muscular Dystrophy telethon for no reason other than that he and "the Muscular Dystrophy Association have made peace."

Phew! Thank goodness. We didn't know what a telethon would be without Ol' Jerry Lewis!

In case you're super excited to watch Jerry Lewis slur talk his way into getting millions for charity, check out the telethon on September 4.

[Image via WENN.]

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