The Adventures of Jetson


Although Arthrogryposis is considered a rare condition, the more we look around there are so many stories about people with Arthrogryposis. We have compiled this list of inspirational stories for Jetson and others affected by Arthrogryposis.

dr amcJose Almeida: A medical Doctor (pediatrician) with multiple congenital arthrogryposis.

make up artistJessica Ruiz: a makeup artist who has defiled the odds despite her disability. Her arthrogryposis has limited use of her hands and she usually moves around on a wheelchair. Despite her disability, Jessica is proud to be an expert in applying makeup, the ability to make a face makeover and lift a person's confidence using cosmetics. In applying makeup to customers, Jessica uses her teeth to hold the brush, steadying it out with her tongue.

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More examples of people with Arthrogryposis, from a list originally seen on Wikipedia:



Deformed: My Remarkable Life, by Valerie Pepe (2016)

An inspirational story of a woman's successful struggle to overcome a rare birth defect known as Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), Valerie has fought a never-ending battle against those who would isolate her and other deformed individuals.

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Thank My Lucky Scars by Ward Foley

An entertaining and inspirational story by Ward Foley who was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) 

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Some Crawl and Never Walk by Celestine Tate

The story about a woman's survival against all odds.

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Bartholomew's Gift

An inspiring story of how one young man coped with his severe disability. Religious.

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Just a Krooked Kid by Goodwin Hale

Written by a man born at the beginning of the Great Depression with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC). Despite his parents being told by doctors that he would never walk and would be totally dependent for his entire life, he walked when age five, attended public schools, learned to drive a car, married with two children and five grand- children, and became a lawyer.

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The Crooked Lawyer

A novel by James E. "Pat" Patterson in which the main character has Arthrogryposis.


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