Anomaly
Model Jillian Mercado Refuses To Let Her Disability Hold Her Back

Jillian Mercado, model and activist, doesn't let her disability hold her back. Here's how she's not letting anything stop her.

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It takes a lot to be a model, but managing a disability on top of the high-pressure world of fashion is an entirely different game. But model, activist, and creative Jillian Mercado doesn't let anything stop her — just watch as she slays on and off the clock.

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Refinery29's Anomaly takes an intimate look at extraordinary, one-of-a-kind individuals. From a teenage astronaut to wheelie queen, we profile those who are not afraid to shake up societal expectations and set the bar for the new normal.

Jillian Mercado Is Not Letting Disability Hold Her BackReleased on 10 July 2018
Anomaly
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Refinery29's Anomaly takes an intimate look at extraordinary, one-of-a-kind individuals. From a teenage astronaut to wheelie queen, we profile those who are not afraid to shake up societal expectations and set the bar for the new normal.