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Get in Touch With The Intouchables

(2) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 12:56 PM

Maybe you've heard the buzz about The Weinstein Company's The Intouchables, the French film that more than a third of that country has seen. Don't miss it.

Based on a true story, this is a touchingly comedic and unapologetic movie about someone living with high-level paralysis. My...

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Bright Promise

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 5:36 PM

Recently I attended a book reading and signing by singer/songwriter Josh Ritter on his debut novel, Bright's Passage. The book is a delightful tome set in a dark background -- the story of Henry Bright, a WWI veteran whose bride dies during childbirth. There are a confluence of demons chasing...

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The ADA at 20: An Appreciation and a Challenge

(1) Comments | Posted July 26, 2010 | 10:14 AM

Christopher Reeve said it best:

"Our nation cannot tolerate discrimination of any kind. That's why the Americans with Disabilities Act must be honored everywhere."

President George H.W. Bush put it this way: "Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down." He said these words exactly...

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To Honor Christopher Reeve's Legacy, We Need to Find Cures for Paralysis

(2) Comments | Posted October 7, 2009 | 2:25 PM

This year may long be remembered for the many the cultural, political, and scientific icons of our lifetime who passed on -- Walter Cronkite, Michael Jackson, Norman Borlaug, Farrah Fawcett, Ted Kennedy, and many others. Five years ago this week, we lost another icon, one who managed to bridge these...

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