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Glow Rivera Casanova

Glow Rivera Casanova

Glorianne Rivera-Casanova, or Glow, is a woman in a wheelchair with SMA Type 2 who has a life, opinion, and story like any other human being. Beyond her life on wheels, she recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a major in Fashion Marketing and a minor in Costume Design. Her passions include costume design, writing the story of her life, and merging digital and traditional art.

In 2020, Glow's first book was published: The Diva, The Disability, and The Unforeseen Drinking Game. The book takes you on a journey through her SMA diagnosis to design school.  You can find her blog and other contact information at

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