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Building a World Without Barriers, Borders


Offbeat  (tags: woman, determined, disabled, world without barrier, Japan, Australia, hate, relationships, cerebral palsy, paralyzed, prejudice, hidden, will to live, poety, rigid, International Association of Mouth and F, independent, Tsuchi no Kai )

Naoko
- 3184 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Take, for example, the time when she resolved to teach herself to read and write. Then the moment she decided to become a professional artist. not forgetting when, at the age of 18, she taught herself how to walk...



   

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Carole Sarcinello (338)
Tuesday September 28, 2010, 10:16 am

Thank you so much for this insightful article, Naoko!

I have long felt that too many of our problems started when man first decided to establish "boundaries," because that then led to the need to enforce them, encourage loyalty to them, establish guidelines for calculating superiority . . . and eventually, wars to conquer/defend them.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 29, 2010, 6:38 am
How happy I am that this woman is on this earth. How happy I am that others have learned what she teaches!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 29, 2010, 11:04 am
Inspiring women with such a spirit of generosity!
 

Paige G (10)
Wednesday September 29, 2010, 2:48 pm
What a strong and inspiring woman.
 

Barb Knight (1685)
Wednesday September 29, 2010, 5:39 pm
Awesome woman!! Thnx Naoko!!
 

Erin R (181)
Thursday September 30, 2010, 8:23 pm
Good article! Thank you, Naoko!
 
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