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Unformatted text preview: Modupe Alle March 29, 2010 SYG2010 Homework Assignment #5 The famous words of Scott Hamilton still ring true today: The only disability in life is a bad attitude. When a person is not what we as society deem to be normal, we attach a stigma to their condition, labeling them disabled. We associate those with disabilities as limited, less fortunate, and dependent. But the more I observe and pay closer attention to my surroundings, the more I see that being disabled is not as bad as us able-bodied individuals make it out to be. Granted, everyone would like to have total control over their bodies and would like not to feel as though their working on the schedule of something greater than them, but it does not mean that disabled or handicapped people are unhappy, something us spectators like to believe. I can personally attest to the fact that I sometimes feel that those who are disabled must feel lowly and depressed about their situation. We saw from the video Billy Broke his Head that many disabled and depressed about their situation....
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course AFA 2000 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '11 term at Alaska Pacific University.
- Spring '11