I remember at the time hearing my grandmother say she couldn’t come to watch my races, as she found the sight of so many people with disability too distressing.
She was a gorgeous, compassionate woman, and she just felt so sorry for all these “poor” people. It just broke her heart to think about the barriers they would face in their lives.
I didn’t realise it at the time, but it was representative of the views many people still have, even today.Red full story... (off-site)
- Arts, Culture, Sport, Recreation
- Jason Diederich
- APM Communities
- Date published:
- Sun 29th Aug, 2021