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Guest Post by Jeanne Hewell-Chambers on the 70273 Project

Between January 1940 and August 1941, German Nazis murdered 70,273 physically and mentally disabled people, calling them “a drag on the economy” and “social misfits” and “inferior”. Posters and public service announcements warned parents of the unpleasant consequences of exposing … Continue reading

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My Best Friend Is a Book!

A lot of kids want to be something special. A little girl can wear a cape around her shoulders and pretend to be flying, and for that brief moment in time, she feels as if she’s a superhero. I never … Continue reading

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A Misfit Looking for Home

I haven’t talked about my childhood yet, because quite honestly, I don’t remember a lot about it. I remember bits and pieces about school and being in the hospital. I remember people, but not events that took place. I remember … Continue reading

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