Apparently the Evelyns are offensive http://disabledfeminists.com/2010/02/09/evelyn-evelyn-ableism-ableism/
But don't bother commenting on this woman's blog if you feel differently because
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when i first saw this sbox post,
i wonder if this wasn't a concept blog,
with a concept comment policy,
for a+jw's concept album
perhaps by a+or+jw, but probably by a fan
but it appears people actually have these feelings,
for whatever reason
that is, the blog represents the feelings of some of those
who are disabled in some ways
though i'm glad the internet gives them a place to share and vent,
i hope they get beyond it, and have (imho) a better life
sad they haven't realised that everyone is disabled in their own ways.
part of the human condition.
some 'worse' than others.
but what's important,
is how you live,
and what you do with the life you have