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An App Aims To Help People With Disabilities Find Friendship And Love

Today's dating scene can be emotionally exhausting and puts a premium on physical attraction. However, people with disabilities can have an especially difficult time finding a relationship. 

The New York Times says those with disabilities have a lower rate of marriage compared to the general population. They also fight the misconception that disabilities hamper sexuality and interest in seeking a partner. 

But dating sites and organizations are trying to help the disability community find friendship and love, like Glimmer, which hopes to stand out from the typical dating app.

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