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Living, surviving and thriving with a disability

What may be life-altering need not be life-ending
I recently had an opportunity to have a conversation with one of my peers, a friend and an excellent person. I was in the process of taking care of her lawn. She emerged from the garage and stood for a few moments watching me using the lawnmower. She was inspired by my ability to control the lawnmower with one arm/hand. She said: “I am always amazed at how you do some things. Continue Reading →

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Living, surviving and thriving with a disability — Are we equal yet?




There is something that I must be missing, or the ugly head of discrimination is alive and well in this democracy called the United States. The art of forgiveness appears alive and well for European Americans, while the appearance of unequal treatment for others brews under the surface. In one state, we have a European American male running for elected office and winning his party’s nomination to represent the state after previously vacating his governorship of the same state for several days under false pretenses. This person used taxpayer money to fly to another country to have an extramarital affair. No one in the state knew where the governor went. Continue Reading →

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