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“I Don’t Know; I Really Don’t.” (Part III)


Continuation to https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/i-dont-know-i-really-dont-part-ii/ Around this time—“this time” being near the beginning of June—Long Term Care’s nurse supervisor, Marge Owens, named the licensed home health care agencies with whom the county contracts: All Metro Health Care, Home Aides of CNY, Interim … Continue reading

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On Being Black (Part I)


Being disabled is a lot like being African-American in that both are about physical qualities that have nothing to do with the essence of being human.  In biblical terms, what we’re talking about here are the clay pots that contain the … Continue reading

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St. Joe’s: Discrimination on the Basis of Disability


  This guy is driving out in the country and he comes to a field that contains a donkey and a sign that the donkey is for sale. The guy’s always kind of wanted a donkey, so he stops to … Continue reading

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