Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems… palsy is just one

Maysoon Zayid (Arabic: ميسون زايد‎) is an American actress, comedian and advocate of Palestinian descent. She was born in New Jersey in 1974. She described herself in a BBC interview as “a Palestinian Muslim virgin with cerebral palsy, from New Jersey, who is an actress, comedian and activist”. Zayid has been a resident of Cliffside Park, New Jersey. She is considered one of America’s first Muslim women comedians and the first person ever to perform standup in Palestine and Jordan.

Is it not just awesome! I had a chance to watch the video below and i totally agreed with this brave and hilarious woman, to be what you wanna be , you being disabled or ‘normal’ is upon you!

Enjoy it folks.

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