Woman with cerebral palsy asked to prove her disability by airline staff

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Sophia Warner was flying from Milan to London when employees for EasyJet raised doubts about her need for special assistance. The Paralympic gold medalist and sports marketing pro has cerebral palsy, which affects her mobility. Warner, who branded the incident “horrible,” was issued an apology by the airline and said it was following up. But her mistreatment has raised sympathy for and awareness  of “invisible disabilities.” Many also objected to the airline’s use of the term “normal” to describe someone without a health condition.

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