Friday, April 15, 2011
Disability in Media - Lesson 6: The 'Super-Crip' Phenomenon
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Too many people in too many twelve-step programs, they've all become convinced that you just need to take responsibility for every bad thing that happens. No one believes in "accidents" or "fate" any more. If you're disabled, you did something to deserve it, and just need to pray harder, believe deeper, or do more physical therapy to be cured.
Well, some of us have had entire churches praying over us without being cured.