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Happy Rare Disease Day Care2!   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: rare disease, video, good song, rare disease day, artistic, creative )

- 1600 days ago -
It's Rare Disease Day 2015! Celebrate by watching the official 2015 video and maybe sharing it if you like :-) The theme of the 2 min video is 'Living with a Rare Disease: Day-by-Day, Hand-in-Hand'.
I Have a Question for US Residents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone xl, Glass-Steagall, finance reform, marriage equality, equal rights for women, renewable energy, whistleblowers, war on drugs, Justice Party, Patriot Act, immigration, financial crisis )

- 1609 days ago -
I'm from the UK, so I wanted to ask US residents- particularly liberals- a couple of questions, one of which is about your opinions. I won't be sharing this anywhere else, in case that's a worry! Questions in first comment.
The Real Effects of Government Cuts on Disabled People
Society & Culture  (tags: science, ethics, government, healthcare, society, politics, obituary )

- 1610 days ago -
Moving tribute to Lucy Glennon who despite living in constant pain campaigned fearlessly for the disabled.
How Many Benefits Claimants Have to Kill Themselves Before Something Is Done?
Society & Culture  (tags: at least 49 deaths/suicides, insulin, sadism, vulnerable people, mental health, “reforms”, austerity, “serious failings”, DWP )

- 1615 days ago -
It's hard to find the words to describe how horrific that is; the nature of his death or how he spent his final weeks afraid, begging for help & knowing that no one in authority cared. To care about someone's death you have to believe their life mattered
Dad Performs Inspiring Rap For Son With Disabilities
Offbeat  (tags: dad, song, cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, rap )

- 1621 days ago -
Jared was born with cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, epilepsy & several other debilitating medical conditions. 'He was a little tired that morning, but as soon as I started singing to him he perked right up... I want people to know that they are not alone.'
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