Peyton Manning: Special treatment re sex scandal?

Today's blog begins to transition from the main prior focus of the website (clefts, disabled heroes, etc.). It embraces a newly added focus, loosely called 'discrimination' which includes special treatment of males, superstars, etc. by society. This blog features a compelling combination of both the former focus and the current focus of my website. The key phrase is "Peyton Manning cleft palate special treatment." Peyton Manning cleft palate special treatment. A little known fact about Peyton … [Read more...]

Celebs with cleft lip & other birth defects——I.

For much of the information and photos in this blog and the followup one, I'm indebted to  Listverse.com  and Madame Noire (MN). Madame Noire is a sophisticated lifestyle site launched by Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond. It is a classic fashion and beauty site. What else would you expect from an Oakland born former hairdresser to the stars (e.g., Lauryn Hill)? Hop on over to Madame Noire's site for more fun, especially for info on African-American lifestyles. Let's mention Joaquin Phoenix's … [Read more...]

Cleft lip doesn’t stop nation’s #1 rusher.

Imagine if you had a cleft lip and palate and your hi school football coach said this about you:“There is really nothing on the football field that Zamir can’t do. Zamir is an every down [running] back. He has the ability to run between the tackles. He’s physical, strong and can run through tackles but he also has the speed to run on the edge and take it the distance. He ran a 10.5 100-meters this spring. The other thing Zamir does well is catching the ball. He has very good hands from doing all … [Read more...]

Cleft lip Manning ends Brady’s Superbowl Dream.

In a much-hyped matchup between quarterbacks–cleft lip Peyton Manning and handsome Tom Brady, it was Manning––the player that most had counted out––that shined the brightest.Due to Manning's diminished arm strength and a litany of struggles all season long that stemmed from a partially torn plantar fascia, he came into this matchup as a home underdog. All pundits could say leading up to the game was that cleft lip afflicted Manning and the  Broncos would need to play a nearly perfect game to … [Read more...]

Cleft lip hero QB Peyton Manning faces accusations.

Talk about hitting a player after he's down. An "allegation" about cleft lip Bronco quarterback Peyton Manning using prohibited Human Growth Hormone (HGH) surfaced while Manning was sidelined by a foot injury (partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot). The idea that Peyton Manning is now the backup QB for the Broncos jars all of us who consider him a hero as a five-time NFL league MVP. If you are a die-hard Manning fan, this one-two punch hurts. As readers know, I've celebrated Manning in … [Read more...]

QB Peyton Manning: Cleft lip star makes history.

It was a special night for the Special Needs community. Bronco QB Peyton Manning threw Touchdown Pass number 509 to become NFL's all-time touchdown king. Cleft Lip steeled star for later surgeries. Here's how the Denver Post covered it.  Cellphones were raised in unison at 7:40 p.m. The cheapest tickets for this game were priced at $301 in section 507, the highest $12,000 on the 308 club level. No one among the 77,047 standing fans was going anywhere at Sports Authority Field at Mile High … [Read more...]

Celebs with cleft lip & other birth defects—II.

Here are six celebs born with less impactful birth defects than those noted in my prior blog (which included Joaquin Phoenix).  Again, thanks to Listverse.com and Madamenoire.com for doing the legwork. FOREST WHITAKER, LAZY EYE When asked about his famous lazy left eye, Forest admits that he inherited the condition from his father. He has considered having it fixed but only because it affects his vision. Some birth defects are mild, even intriguing. Here's another eye "deformity," … [Read more...]