Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cancer only sucks on days that end in Y

Cancer only sucks on days that end in “Y” is an amazing book. It tells the story of Zachary and his battle with Cancer. It is told from his Dad Scott’s point of view. Scott uses humor to take us … Continue reading

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THEY TOLD ME IT WAS RIGHT

© Karen Peatt 2005 They told me it was right not to stay another day, to forget, to walk away. They told me it was right. I close my eyes, see your face. They told me it was right. How … Continue reading

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Saving Grace

This is a short story I wrote. Parts are fiction but parts are my story. I was born on November 21, 1983.  My mother later told me that it had been a very difficult birth and I was in such … Continue reading

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The new R word

I really like this one. The only thing I don’t like is the fact that ( like all these videos) it only refers to intellectual disabilities. There has been plenty of times people have used the R word about me … Continue reading

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The R word

This is a really good video. Gives a lot of alternatives to the R word and points out something I’ve been saying for years… People with disabilities are just people.

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Charlie bit me

This has got to be the funniest video I’ve seen for a long time. Just a bit of light entertainment.

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Quotes to live by

If you’re an underdog, mentally disabled, physically disabled, if you don’t fit in, if you’re not as pretty as the others, you can still be a hero. — Steve Guttenberg The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” — … Continue reading

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