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November 30th, 2010
03:08 pm


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Laura Hershey, disabilities activist and poet
Inspired by troubleinchina's posting of Hershey's poem "You Get Proud by Practicing" and further reading, I've created a wikipedia article about her. Very impressive woman who was an amazing writer and activist despite her spinal muscular atrophy. Sadly, she died last Friday, but I encourage you to go read about her and read her work.

Help completing the article would also be welcomed.

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Date:November 30th, 2010 08:31 pm (UTC)
Wow, what a wonderful, powerful poem. Thank you for sharing it, and introducing me to her work.
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Date:November 30th, 2010 08:32 pm (UTC)
Isn't it wonderful?
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Date:November 30th, 2010 09:21 pm (UTC)
Wow, I love this. I am going to read it to Bryn.
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