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SABE – with Eric McVay

SABE had its Fall Board Meeting In South Portland Maine on Oct 13th.  SUFU was invited to present to the full board and to provide updates on what SUFU is doing in the state of Maine.   In Attendance were Monique Stairs, Laurie Coldwell, Stacy Giberson, Jon McGovern,...

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Senior Year: 20 Years Later from Marco Orlando

My graduating high school class had their 20 year reunion recently. Sometimes I have to ask myself, “Where does the time go?” I kind of go back and forth on my time in high school. School in general was not a pleasant experience. It wasn't that I couldn't do the work....

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Guest Post: Sarah Trites – PE Teacher

I had a wonderful PE teacher in the 4th grade.  The year was 1977. My school was Fernbank Elementary School located outside of Atlanta, Georgia in DeKalb County.  I do not remember what my teacher’s name was, so I will call him Mr. Langley.   What...

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AN EXERCISE IN EMPATHY – from Marco Orlando

I don’t want this to turn into a politically charged discussion. But it’s impossible to ignore how terrible our current political climate has gotten in recent times. I feel like humanity has lost its way to an extent because of it. I don’t know how else to get through...

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BITTERSWEET SOLILOQUY – THIRD MOVEMENT

from Marco Orlando PREFACE: This is the third in a series of posts I made online recently as I’ve been contemplating my current situation in life while addressing larger systemic / societal issues that are likely major barriers to many other people with disabilities...

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