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I Want People To Stop Staring At Disabled Kids

Kids with disabillities and there parents go through so much so i want us all to join forces to educate others about how it feels when they stare 131 People

    At The Hospital

    At the Childrens hospital where i live there is a McDonalds on the ground floor i always take both of my kids there before my sons Hospital visits as a kind of reward and to make my son look foward to his appointments. Sitting there eating a cheese burger today i felt totally...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    Doctors

    My Son had to go to emergency yesterday and it was a hard experience let me explain Marfans syndrome is so very rare (one in five  thousand) that most doctors only read about it in text books so when a marfans kid is in Emergency well every doctor every students doctor and...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    My Son Has Dmd

    I am so intolerant of kids that stare at him.....more so at parents who let them. He is highly intelligent and is more sympathetic to others issues than anyone I have ever met.....So tolerant of the stares......while I just feel like crying, he gives me strength. On the other...
    dbri732722 dbri732722 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    The Nerve Of Some People

      It makes me so mad when I see someone maks fun of a mentally or physicaly challenged people. You might expect some kids, but there are many adults.  I makes me sick when I see a comedian, make a facial feature,  distort his face,  or make fun & I   refuse to watch...
    sweetnshort sweetnshort 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Please Dont Stare

    Before i share my story i want to tell you why i chose this logo, without hurting my son or opening myself up to hurtfull abusive members i wanted to show you what my son looks like without posting a photo of him the child in this photo is almost identical to James (my boy) ok...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 52 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    It's Sometimes Worse When They Look 'normal'

    It is challanging, especially when you're just coming to terms with you child's unexpected limitations (temporary or permanent) and diaganosis yourself. But I've seen this one a couple of times, up close - with my brother and now my son. Some children can look physically...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    Personally, I Would Have Preferred Stares To The Beatings.

    Ah, dislike of the unlike, how very human, which is one reason I don't feel like I entirely belong to the species. Oh, was I an easy target. Hearing impaired, mildly autistic, and not the most masculine of boys growing up. Why oh why do people take such joy in tormenting those...
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 6 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    Some Musings.

    Here are some things/advice for folks that I have found to be helpful. 1)Just walk up to me, I don't bite and I'm not contageous. 2)If I see someone staring, I will engage them in a friendly manner, it gets the staring to stop. I've even made a few friends this way! 3)Humor...
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 4 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    I use to be against abortions, BUT after seeing and hearing what some children go through, I'm all for it! I rather for a woman to have an abortion, then to let her child get...
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    Want people to ask me questions and nothing is off limits
    pandagirl007 pandagirl007 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    People who do are immature bunch of lowlives how can they stoop so low!?! It just shows me their stinking attitude and that they're sick in the head! I mean why would people do...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    Ive heard people saying the meanest things about the disabled children in my school. It hurts me to think that kids can be so mean. They act as if it's the persons fault for being...
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    My dad for instance should not have had kids. Even my aunt said "Jimmy should have never kids."
    breastsuckle breastsuckle 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I feel like everything I do never makes anyone happy. I feel like I'm fat and worthless and I just wish I could see what other people see about me. I wish I was really skinny. I...
    Leosbaby0311 Leosbaby0311 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I wanna try and stop self harming myself. But it's so hard doing it. All I need help and finding people who actually care about me.
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    I am a 27 year old woman, with a history of abusing various substances and quite impulsive behavior since my mid-late teen. Somehow managed to function quite well (good grades at...
    dovebailee dovebailee 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am not sorry for my opinions, and thoughts. Out of fear of losing loved ones and friends, I have sacrificed my honesty for their comfort. This is wrong, and should not continue...
    Trisyph Trisyph 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My daughter try's to lie to me all the time, but when I call her on it she folds right up and tells me the truth.. Why lie?? I mean don't people know God sees and know everything...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Gosh Id do anything to stop feeling. I feel pain but over what? Someone who happened to not care about me? I was so ******* dumb. "Soul mate" "forever" "yes I'm ready to deal with...
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    Porcupine No Longer Ashamed and frozen in fear, time stops. Pretending to be asleep; staying very still... Lying and waiting, pretending it's all just a dream. NO! Get up! I...
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    And it happens. All. The time. When I make friends with someone, it always sounds like we're clicking so much. But then conversations die. It can be after a week, it can be after...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    in the Bible, it is one o the signs of the second coming. i believe it cannot be stopped, and it has to happen
    piercethemack piercethemack 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Last night, me and an old friend of mine since elementary who i grew up with, drank alot of alcohol, try the long island and the inception bomb.... after this im gonna stop...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    If you have ever read any of my other stories you'll know I've been single for a long time. It was innocent when it began. I was drawn to his picture on the wall and told him I'd...
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    (2)... We had been meeting for months and although we would have a fantastic time together I often felt brushed off and forgotten until he wanted me again. I suspected there was...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F Sep 14

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    Im trying to fast but all i think about is food. im tired of being unhappy and i want to look and feel thin! even if it takes not eating
    aydarae1 aydarae1 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    If a country has two or more parties like the US with Republicans and Democrats that have to shutdown the government because they can't decide on simple works of healthcare. Then...
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    i admit people don't accept me nd yea wanna people accept me bu i tell u if people don accept i will never change myself for someone
    Outsider92 Outsider92 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    people always complain about how bad their life is and dont get me wrong because i like to help them type of people. but instead of dwelling on the negativity do something worth...
    katdaughtry katdaughtry 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I like to help people out...when they ask a question i feel like i have been in that situation ....if not i wanna be in that situation by hearing them out , that how they ended up...
    dj4u13 dj4u13 18-21, M Sep 4

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    "romances candle" it was a hot summer day and my heart was running free she called out to me to come home but the words had gotten away from me and i could not see the ground...
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    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F Sep 14

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    *Remorse* Never Be The Same Feeling at a loss for words Needing to speak the words that lack. Wanting to be free like the birds Flying away and never looking back. Flying...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F Sep 14

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    I board and curious to how people act
    drew725 drew725 13-15, M Sep 15

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    Go right ahead and message me whatever you want
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    Ask anything u want and I'll respond ;) no old man please :S
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