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Designer Puts Wheelchair in the N.Y. Fashion Mix

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Carrie Hammer featured the first person to "walk" down the runway in a wheelchair during NYC Fashion Week. "I was just another model in a show, and that's exactly what I wanted," said Danielle Sheypuk. The push to diversify beauty ideals is catching on in other media as well.

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