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Getting Life by Julie Shaw Cole

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher, Advocado Press. I was intrigued to see how the author handled presenting her heroine’s perspective when she was basically considered nonverbal at the beginning of the novel. No one … Continue reading

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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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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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