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Sophie Wilkinson was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Sophie Wilkinson was a 17 year old vibrant teenager who was involved in a car accident that left her with extensive neuro injuries. She continues to astound.

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Sophie Wilkinson (sophiewilkinson on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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jreed1920
jreed1920 I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... She is a fighter
Wolfgang Franosch
Wolfgang Franosch I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because every vote counts. Do you hear people?
Elke Fasholz
Elke Fasholz I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because she's so brave!
Heidi McClure
Heidi McClure I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... her bravery makes me smile.
Helen Lanigan
Helen Lanigan I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because she rocks.
luke pybis
luke pybis I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because...so cool and a credit to all
Kate Bass
Kate Bass I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... she's amazing!
periferral
periferral I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because...
Rae
Rae I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because...she is a real fighter
ruth anne macdonald
ruth anne macdonald I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... she is so sweet and remarakable young lady
Ashley Norris
Ashley Norris I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... She is an inspirational young woman
Mel
Mel I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... she is an inspiration.
Lesley Holdway
Lesley Holdway I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because...cos I want her to win
Adam Weeden
Adam Weeden I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #inspiration because She is a great inspiration for us all
Adam Weeden
Adam Weeden I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because I think that she is a great miracle, and a role model for us all
Emma Scutt
Emma Scutt I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... She is courageous and an inspiration. And a fellow
Becca
Becca I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #disability because she's tackling the fight to live life with gusto.
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because her ability to fight through anything is inspiring
Jeni Hotham
Jeni Hotham I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because her ability to fight through anything is inspiring :)
Su Butcher
Su Butcher I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because she is an inspiration (as are her family and friends)
The Shorty Interview
with Sophie Wilkinson
What's your best tweet?
As Sophie was fading away once we tweeted her progress, the community kept our hopes up when all else was failing
What are six things you could never do without?
Warfarin, Family, Home, Apple TV, Johnny Depp Video to me, Phone and MacBook. Sophie still needs the latter 2!
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
One day maybe .
What's your favorite Twitter app?
My Dad uses Tweetie to help me, I cannot use anything yet . . .
Twitter or Facebook?
Both - in harmony
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
someone trying to find something, made sophie laugh
What feature should Twitter add?
Chat link - if communicating with a follower, and two or more tweets are initiated a chat window should open up..
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Johnny Depp, Tracey Jacobs so I can say thank you
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
coma, sophie wilkinson, Dad, xxxx
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Johnny Depp, Wossy, Jamie_Oliver, mrskutcher, ahj, and DJChrisMoyles
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yep, porn stars
Why should we vote for you?
Because Sophie is an inspiration to others, and has never given up. She has defeated all the odds and will one day type her first tweet.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
SophieWilkinson, JohnnyandSophie, SaintshelpSophie, SophieCuresAids
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
A community of Archangels and celebrities such as Stephen Fry, Mrs Stephen Fry, Calum Best, Paul Daniels and Duncan Bannatyne.
How do you make your tweets unique?
There arn't many people awaking from a coma so I guess all sophies tweets are unique
What inspires you to tweet?
To communicate, teach others that if everyone tells you, you will never, disbelieve them and fight on..
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Nope
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Love it, use it, push it and don't take anything said to heart...
How long can you go without a tweet?
About at the same rate my catheter drains...
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
StephenFry, M4ryLamont, MrsStephenFry, ThePaulDaniels, Eastermoon, and CosmicFamily
Why'd you start tweeting?
To enable friends to keep up to date and communicate in short sentences that Sophie would be able to understand..
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
At present other than her sisters reading out her replies sophie doesn't know what Twitter is, but we are sure she will soon..
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Donate to Charity or spread knowledge more. Twitter has brought celebrities into contact with the normal person, its time for the next move
How will the world change in 2010?
It will see Sophie Wilkinson utter her first word.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Doing the retweet thingy, and crashing at important times and spam followers like porn stars, although Dad does take a while to delete them!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully with a Sophie Wilkinson walking and talking...