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National Healthcare Reform and individuals with special needs

May 12, 2009 Kyron No Comments

I was pleased to receive notice about a speech an amazing woman, Julie Beckett, gave recently to a group in Madison, WI (I am so going to have to get up there someday with the excuse of visiting my brother) Julie is mother to Katie, who contracted viral encephalitis when she was 6 months old. …

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Not a Happy New Year

January 3, 2009 Kyron 2 Comments

New Year is a time when people are celebrating new beginnings, making resolutions and looking forward to the year that is coming. It is probably in this vein that the John Travolta/Kelly Preston family went to the Bahamas with family and friends this weekend. Which makes Friday’s events so devastatingly tragic. Parents should just never …

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Geraldo Rivera Tonight

December 28, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

on the issue of waivers… the Geraldo Rivera Live on the Fox News Channel is going to be doing a show on this tonight at 10pm eastern. Sorry for the short notice but hopefully you can catch it on DVR at the very least. It promises to be a good episode with people like Chris …

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A champion ahead of his time

August 14, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Obviously the whole Tropic Thunder thing has touched me. I’ve seen those looks. I’ve seen them used at my cousin Edith. I’ve seen them used at my daughter Katherine. I’ve seen them used at my friend Joey at the local Publix. I’ve heard the casual use of the word retard. I have to tell you …

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Tropic Thunder producers fail to act – Boycott called for

August 11, 2008 Kyron 3 Comments

Well I’m not surprised…..and I’m sorry about that. Apparently Dreamworks will make no effort at this time to rectify the use of the word “retard” or otherwise ameliorate the negative sterotype being proliferated in the movie Tropic Thunder. A recent viewing left David Tolleson of the National Down Syndrome Congress feeling “like I had been …

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Eugenics in today’s society

May 1, 2008 Kyron 16 Comments

I posted about Trig Paxon Van Palin the other day. He is the beautiful son of the Governor of Alaska and her husband. In their press statement on the birth of this their 5th child, the stated that: We knew through early testing he would face special challenges, and we feel privileged that God would …

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Orange you glad you smiled?

April 24, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Oh no, not a bad joke just look at those kids!! They sure do look like they are having fun!! Your kids can have fun too and for a good cause! Citrus lovers from around the world including the United States, Canada, China, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan are invited to submit …

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