Heather Watkins, USA

Disability advocate, author, mother, graduate of Emerson College with a B.S. in Mass Communications, and lifelong resident of Boston, Massachusetts.

  • The beat is calling

    Heather Watkins, USA

    (Submitted by the author)

    As the music played at a recent family event - my grandmother’s memorial dinner - I was doing my usual 'chair dancing', but was urged by one of my aunties to move beyond just sitting, swinging and tapping. Her suggestion included, “Life is short, the beat is calling, and if you want to dance, just get up and do it!”