Jonathan Novick is a 22-year-old man with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. Novick moved to New York City last year, and was alarmed at just how often he was the subject of pointing, stares and even outright harassment because of his appearance.
That's why he made "Don't Look Down On Me," a video in which he wears a hidden camera to show what everyday life can be like for a little person.
There's gawking, there's surreptitious photography and there's even name-calling from actual adults. Toward the end of the video, Novick offers this sage advice:
The next time you see someone who is different than you, think about what their day might be like…what part of their day do you want to be?