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TED Talks Worth Talking About | Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers

March 14, 2009

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Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers. February 2009. (Running on High Tech Legs, February 1998). http://www.aimeemullins.com/ First, some fantastic quotes and nuggets. Regarding kids and curiosity: Kids are naturally curious about what they don’t know or don’t understand. They only learn to be frightened of those differences when an adult influences them to […]

Welcome To Holland – Raising a Child With a Disability

June 19, 2008

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The following is a fairly well-known story/parable about raising a child with a disability. It is touching, inspiring, and comforting. And while it was written for a specific kind of unexpected living, I find it just as powerful for describing the loss of expectations in every aspect of life. I include it here in support […]