That girl was on a rocket ship to the moon
Eight years ago today, comedian Nelly Thomas delivered a stunning eulogy at the state memorial service for Stella Young — her friend, fellow comedian and disability activist.
On the 6th of December 2014, Stella Young died suddenly. Her death was unexpected and not related to any pre-existing condition. It left her friends in the comedy world devastated, as well as those she advocated so brilliantly for in the disability community. And her family too.
Her TED talk, ‘I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much’ is one of the …
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