Tag Archives: history

Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will … Continue reading

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The World Has Changed

I need to write. I need to try to make some sense of what I’ve seen happen today. This isn’t a political blog, but I’m assuming that anyone who’s reading has some concern about people with disabilities, equality, and inclusion. … 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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An Insider’s Guide on How to Be Sick

Never say the words ‘this is not my life’ This pain that wakes you screaming in the muzzle of the night That woke your lover, chased into another room into another life This fevered fainting This tremoring chest These lungs … Continue reading

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Learning About the Invalid Corps….

Lead On Network supporter @DayAlMohamed is working to capture a lost piece of ‪disability and ‪veteran‬s’ ‪history‬. If you can, please donate and Share. I saw this on Facebook. I wouldn’t normally copy and paste, but this is such a … Continue reading

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