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I got an anonymous blog comment that led to a very..

June 26 2008 at 8:57 PM

Kitty  (Login Mum2nathanael)

 
thought provoking article to read. The article they forwarded me to was about whether having specialized dolls like dolls with down syndrome and maybe a doll with no hair for those going through chemotherapy are helping the children or making them feel even more outside the mainstream. Have a look: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article4206469.ece

At first I thought the comment on the blog was about singling Nathanael out because he's "special" and how that doesn't help him with inclusion into the mainstream. I always felt it was just a great way to share with others out there and also for those who contemplate whether or not to keep their "disabled" child...showing them how normal, challenging, wonderful and fun it is.

It was a link to something very thought-provoking..like I said and it reminded me that those from the outside looking in may have a very different perception than those "in the trenches".

Kitty ~n~ Nathanael

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John 1:47 Jesus saw NathanaelĀ• coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guileĀ•!

 
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