[AI] Request for Support: "We can Do Whatever We Want to" Movement

Pinkesh Tailor pinkesh.tailor at gmail.com
Wed May 1 03:30:53 EDT 2019


I also want to join as a participating actor for this movement. Please me in

On 4/30/19, john clayton <nishantrana3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Simran and all,
>  I went through your email again today, and noticed that most of us seem to
> be glossing over some ways in which we can be of help and get people
> talking about this.
> As media specially such as movies short films with vidios on social
> platforms are what most people prefer to watch, I think you may have
> something that will help people take us a bit more seriously and not just
> as poor blind people that need help.
> here are the ways in which I can help you as you asked.
> 1. Share the social media post on this issue
>  I would be happy to share this and other stories with people on various
> social media platforms
> 2. Post your story on social media with hashtags
>  In terms of hashtags, I feel proper hashtags are really important to get
> people to notice the videos and stories and things that we are talking
> about, so when I post and share stories, I will be sure to give them
> hashtags you mentioned.
>  Also, all of us that are interested in shareing our stories, creating
> animated stories etc should also moniter these hashtags.
> 3. Introduce me to someone like yourself, those who are working on the
> blind awareness issues, WhatsApp group on this matter, journalists
> passionate about
> this matter, and any influencers on social media
>  I know a few people that are into the blindness awareness field and news
> agencies along with people that wannt to get their stories out there, along
> with some people who want to act,so I will be happy to put you in touch
> with them. via private email.
>  4. Join my acting as a participating actor:
>  I am not into acting, but I guess I will be happy to, if the people I put
> you in touch with aren't enough.
>  Through these videos showing different stories, we can not only help
> ourselvs being taken as normal people just with the difference that we are
> not able to see, but are still capable of doing things same as the rest.
>  Thereby as I said previously getting rid of misconseptions that people
> have about blind people or any other asumtion.
> 5. More than anything - respond to this email that you are supportive to
> me!:
>   I definitely am!
>  I know what a difference a few words and whatever support you are able to
> get make in a persons life, and so I will write to you privately as well,
> but thought this needed to be shared publicly on the list , so that others
> could join in and help with this in which ever way they can
>  I am sure there are many people here that can help you much more, but
> drops make an ocean and all that.
>  I look forward to listening to stories of others and hope that people join
> in on social platform as well, so that this doesn't get lost in all the
> noise out there.
> Regards,
>
> On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 16:37, Shwetai8 Mishraß77uyuu7 <
> shweta.mishra668 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> hello Simran!
>> you are really an inspiration for all of us!
>> all the very best to you!
>>
>> On 4/29/19, Pramit <pramit.vision at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey Simran
>> >
>> > Found your story and your thoughts on the movement  extremely
>> > motivating. You are on absolutely the right track and I would be happy
>> > to contribute to the  movement.
>> >
>> > Our Startup is building apps for visually impaired and just going into
>> > global  beta testing.  We have a few well known  people connected  with
>> > our cause as investors.  Also, being supported by a large Ad agency,
>> > which can help spread the word.
>> >
>> > Do reach out at 9811886001. I am based in Gurgaon.
>> >
>> > Pramit
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 4/27/2019 1:36 AM, Simran Chawla wrote:
>> >> Dear Access Indians:
>> >> I am Simran Chawla, a visually impaired girl who loves acting. I won a
>> >> beauty pageant-Princess India 2016-2017 and was crowned by John
>> >> Abraham. I have been a user of Access
>> >> India since 2016.
>> >>
>> >> I am writing to this mailing list today, because I wish you to join
>> >> our movement in spreading our stories as the visually impaired. We are
>> >> capable of doing
>> >> everything and anything that we want to do. We can together overcome
>> >> discrimination and isolation issue by advancing our movement together.
>> >> We will show
>> >> we are as equal as everyone.
>> >> I am using my acting to share this message with my audience. I am by
>> >> no means a renowned actress. However, you and I can together make a
>> >> difference.
>> >> You can join this movement by one or more of the following actions
>> >> 1. Share the social media post on this issue - I am writing them as
>> well;
>> >> 2. Post your story on social media with hashtags - you can see my
>> >> story and hashtags below as reference;
>> >> 3. Introduce me to someone like yourself, those who are working on the
>> >> blind awareness issues, WhatsApp group on this matter, journalists
>> >> passionate about
>> >> this matter, and any influencers on social media such as Facebook,
>> >> YouTube, and Instagram;
>> >> 4. Join my acting as a participating actor - let me write how you can
>> >> do this at the end of this email; and
>> >> 5. More than anything - respond to this email that you are supportive
>> >> to
>> >> me!
>> >>
>> >> Let me now write my story.
>> >> I was born with normal eyesight. At the age of five, I got fever and
>> >> my parents gave me a sirup prescribed by the doctor to counter its
>> >> effects. My body
>> >> got reacted with that medicine and when I woke up the next day, I had
>> >> red sores of sorts all over my body, even my eyes. I was immediately
>> >> rushed to the
>> >> doctor and admitted in the hospital. I was totally on glucose and food
>> >> pipes. My weight came down to 15 kgs. My nails were breaking and my
>> >> hair were coming
>> >> off. It was a complete nightmare. After a month when I got discharged
>> >> from the hospital, the marks on my body got okay but all that affected
>> >> my eyes. My
>> >> eyes got totally dried up and I lost my vision. my whole world turned
>> >> dark. Being a kid, I lost my mental balance and used to hit my head on
>> >> the wall and
>> >> had no clue what was happening to me. It was the love of my family
>> >> that made me strong. My parents consulted all the eye specialists pan
>> >> india, my right
>> >> eye got 8-9 surgeries done but only thing that got better was that I
>> >> started differentiating between the colours from a very close
>> >> distance.
>> >> After almost two years of that accident, my parents admitted me to NAB
>> >> Delhi to make me learn braille. And then after an year, I got
>> >> integrated to Mount
>> >> Carmel School. With the help of teachers, family, braille and
>> >> technology, I got confidence that I can do everything. I’m like
>> >> everyone, I’m as same as
>> >> others, I’m no different. I started believing in myself. I realised
>> >> there are so many things to be thankful for, rather than crying over
>> >> what I’ve lost.
>> >> I can make use of other senses that I’ve got and do whatever I want
>> >> to. My family made me learn to smile and be positive even in the
>> >> toughest of the situations.
>> >> And in this coarse of time, I myself realised that your positive
>> >> attitude towards life, belief in yourself, will and determination to
>> >> do something, can
>> >> make you fulfill all your dreams. Nothing in this world can stop you
>> >> from achieving that. Till date, I’ve tried out everything that I
>> >> wanted to, be it
>> >> acting, voice overs, radio jockeying, writing poetries, writing
>> >> scripts for short films and advertisements, modelling, motivating
>> >> people, anchoring and
>> >> many more such things. The dreams don’t end here. I’ll keep on trying
>> >> out many more things of my interests, be it difficult or easy, either
>> >> I succeed or
>> >> fail, I just want to try, try and try. Trying makes me win all the
>> >> battles.
>> >>
>> >> In the next days, I’ll be posting my stories on my facebook with the
>> >> hash tags like, #ICanDoWhateverIWantToDo, #IBelieveInMe,
>> >> #BelieveInYou, #ConfidenceIsMyWings,
>> >> #Storytelling, #Robosion, #StorytellingApp, #Movement, #LifePurpose,
>> >> #LifeMeaning, #Blind, #VisuallyImpaired, #Confidence, #Belief. This
>> >> story will be
>> >> first told via writing. If you can respond to this email, we can aim
>> >> at the same timing to release our story for higher impact. Our team
>> >> will spread the
>> >> message.
>> >> This movement has already started and is getting larger. As one of the
>> >> great milestones, the team from Stanford University, Silicon Valley,
>> >> Hollywood,
>> >> and Japan have offered support to us. This team has created an app to
>> >> tell story. With this app, we can act together to deliver our message.
>> >> We can be
>> >> in the same scene even if we are remote with each other. The app
>> >> removes the background of your videos with artificial intelligence so
>> >> that you can put
>> >> your selfies into our acting. Animator of Lion King, Beauty and Beast,
>> >> and Aladdin is creating the scene, background and characters to
>> >> support our acting.
>> >> We will act and deliver our message in this magical scene that
>> >> communicates hope. 007 and Bourne Identity story analyst can help us
>> >> brush up our story.
>> >> I believe that it is important to tell story this way in addition to
>> >> our writing, because this is symbolic in delivering the message that
>> >> we are capable
>> >> of doing whatever we want.
>> >> To join my acting in this story or simply to support my acting, please
>> >> sign up at
>> >> www.robosion.com.
>> >> You will get update of my situations as well, if you sign up.
>> >>
>> >> I’ll be counting on your support to fight on the blind awareness,
>> >> isolation and discrimination issues. I hope to have your support in
>> >> whatever way possible
>> >> to you. Please respond to this email with your support.
>> >>
>> >> Sincerely,
>> >> Simran Chawla
>> >> simranchawla1803 at gmail.com
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Search for old postings at:
>> >> http://www.mail-archive.com/accessindia@accessindia.org.in/
>> >>
>> >> To unsubscribe send a message to
>> >> accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
>> >> with the subject unsubscribe.
>> >>
>> >> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
>> >> please visit the list home page at
>> >>
>> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Disclaimer:
>> >> 1. Contents of the mails, factual, or otherwise, reflect the thinking
>> >> of
>> >> the person sending the mail and AI in no way relates itself to its
>> >> veracity;
>> >>
>> >> 2. AI cannot be held liable for any commission/omission based on the
>> mails
>> >> sent through this mailing list..
>> >>
>> >
>> > ---
>> > This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
>> > https://www.avast.com/antivirus
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Search for old postings at:
>> > http://www.mail-archive.com/accessindia@accessindia.org.in/
>> >
>> > To unsubscribe send a message to
>> > accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
>> > with the subject unsubscribe.
>> >
>> > To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
>> please
>> > visit the list home page at
>> >
>> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>> >
>> >
>> > Disclaimer:
>> > 1. Contents of the mails, factual, or otherwise, reflect the thinking of
>> the
>> > person sending the mail and AI in no way relates itself to its veracity;
>> >
>> > 2. AI cannot be held liable for any commission/omission based on the
>> mails
>> > sent through this mailing list..
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>> --
>> Work Hard In Silence, Let Success Make The Noise.
>>
>>
>> Search for old postings at:
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/accessindia@accessindia.org.in/
>>
>> To unsubscribe send a message to
>> accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
>> with the subject unsubscribe.
>>
>> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
>> please visit the list home page at
>> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>>
>>
>> Disclaimer:
>> 1. Contents of the mails, factual, or otherwise, reflect the thinking of
>> the person sending the mail and AI in no way relates itself to its
>> veracity;
>>
>> 2. AI cannot be held liable for any commission/omission based on the mails
>> sent through this mailing list..
>>
>>
>
> --
> ***
> “The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The
> essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.”
>
> Search for old postings at:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/accessindia@accessindia.org.in/
>
> To unsubscribe send a message to
> accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
> with the subject unsubscribe.
>
> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes, please
> visit the list home page at
> http://accessindia.org.in/mailman/listinfo/accessindia_accessindia.org.in
>
>
> Disclaimer:
> 1. Contents of the mails, factual, or otherwise, reflect the thinking of the
> person sending the mail and AI in no way relates itself to its veracity;
>
> 2. AI cannot be held liable for any commission/omission based on the mails
> sent through this mailing list..
>
>



More information about the AccessIndia mailing list