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A curmudgeon gives thanks

More than a few people consider Yours Truly a curmudgeon (dictionary: "a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas"). Much of the time I'm guilty as charged. I don't like that disability rights continues to be so fringe-y. I don't like the fact that access isn't a routine thing; that our culture is still immersed in all the overcomer and personal challenge postive-thinking schlock that impedes true progress. I don't like...

Oops! Sorry. This is about what I am thankful for:

I'm thankful we have a disability rights movement and that, despite rumors to the contrary, it's likely becoming stronger. Frank Bowe's two wonderful recent articles on our site (here and here) testify to that. As do the comments Frank's article's been receiving in just the last day or two.

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