Ms. Camille Schrier
c/o Office of Camille Schrier
2711 Buford Road, #225
Bon Air, VA 23235
Dear Ms. Schrier,
My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice. In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have health care reform to help people with pre-existing conditions or who can’t afford health insurance get help, and many others. Ms. Schrier, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served as Miss America 2020 and your activism and your story to be very inspiring to me.
When you served as Miss America 2020, I truly appreciate on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, expressing the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, and heavily advocate along with support women’s rights to protect them from being discriminated based on gender. On Health care, I like on how you are heavily expressing the need for universal health care to help people with preexisting conditions or people who can’t have health insurance get the care they need and support causes on expanding medical research including stem cell research to help find ways to combat against different diseases. To combat against drug abuse, I like on how you created an initiative called Mind Your Meds: Drug Safety and Abuse Prevention from Pediatrics to Geriatrics to help find solutions to reduce opioid epidemic like the idea of drug treatment programs to help drug users get the care they need, better solutions to find ways to help reduce chronic pain, and many others. After you left your role as Miss America, I like on how are continuing to advocate for people with disabilities’ rights, talking about the importance of improving mental health awareness, ideas to reduce drug abuse, better health care services, and many others.
Ms. Schrier, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Another thing that I struggle with a disability is when other people including other adults get judgmental about me being different from them and have struggles to find different methods to improve myself. Also when I was young I had done teaching time to help me learn to speak while learn how to improve my behavior, spent time in special education to help me learn different subjects in education through community college, and many others. Also with my disability I would watch video with close captions and listen to audiobooks to help me improve comprehension while learn different topics. Your story about working hard on your struggles with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and your advocacy with support for people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. I enjoy watching you speak on ideas to improve society on Youtube including Ted Talks. Your activism including ideas to improve society helps give me motivation to learn different subjects, explore different ideas or topics to help me navigate society with a disability, and volunteer with a small community group in downtown A2 for about 3 1/2 years and currently to help feed homeless people including people who are low income get food or other essential supplies. My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger, the need for better health care reform to help people with preexisting conditions or who can’t afford health care get the care they need, and many others.
I strongly believe that you are making a great difference in society. Your story about working hard on your disability Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and becoming Miss America 2020 is very inspiring to me. Also I’m very proud on how working hard to advocate along with support civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights, ideas to reduce drug abuse, better environmental protection, and many others. You truly inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn more about your work including your activism, and continue to learn different subjects while try to make an impact on society when there are challenges. I was wondering if you could please give me some advice about working hard on my disability when there are challenges. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to advocate and push for common sense ideas.