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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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Living, surviving, and thriving with a disability

 

 
 Living (the early years) 
 

I am in the middle of my fifth decade of life. I acquired my disability at the age of two and one half years old. Living with a disability is a mighty challenge for anyone. My disability happened early in my life, so I have always been a member of the disabled community. Identification as a “person with a disability” is a relatively new development/stage of disability. Continue Reading →

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