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“As someone who is both disabled and transgender, I have often had to be my own health advocate; in this instance, it turned out to be important to my vaccination journey. […] Along with my own personal research, The Jewish Board, the New York City-based health and human services nonprofit where I work, provided educational materials and held informative talks with leading epidemiologists. Ultimately, it is a very personal choice, but so is actively choosing to live equitably in a way that is mindful of my own privileges.”
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