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To All The Mothers Like Mine

Thursday, October 08, 2015

I was raised by foster parents in the 60’s who were way ahead of their time in terms of celebrating diversity. The Farah household included a  “diverse” range of children who all had varying levels of “differences” and the expectation was the same for all. The word disability did not exist at that time or did any other label because in the Farah household we were boys and girls who were required ...