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By Jessica Holland6th June 2017

Millions of people work with disabilities they rarely talk about, but greater awareness can help both employers and employees, writes Jessica Holland.

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Fighting to make it as an actor can be tough.

“It’s a cut-throat profession,” says Isabella McGough. “You need to look physically strong, and show that you’ve got the strength of mind, body and soul.”

The 23-year-old Londoner is up for the challenge, though, juggling rehearsals with a job at a pub to pay the bills and teaching work on the side. [...]

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