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Extra Credit Article 1 - WalidHamidy#98 GENS420...

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Walid Hamidy #98 GENS 420 Extra Credit Article 1 The “retarded” renaissance It seems that as certain fads come and go, a particular lingo follows suit.  We  have the emergence of the word “retard” as an example.  The word has been thrown  around loosely by MTV and other networks.  Movies have made millions basing whole  characters on is supposed to depict a sad, miserable, unable person when the reality is  far from that.  It is one thing to be a catchword in context but experience states  otherwise.  People mimic things they see and hear on a daily basis.  When child sees a  movie with someone calling another person a “retard” in a humorous way, it is no  wonder that child will grow up to be insensitive and ignorant to the society around us.   Is the word needed though?  Probably not according to Gail Williamson, “mother  of a working actor with Down syndrome and executive director of the Down Syndrome 
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