There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.
And how her Latino roots shaped who she is today.
Having been catapulted into the world of special needs almost exactly 6 years ago, I have several close friends who have children with DS, and many of them have taken an active and passionate stance against some media's one-sided portrayal of this new test as an unequivocally "good thing."
Every child deserves to be included in back-to-school excitement.
We all know how the 2003 Iraq War turned out. Today's Iraq syndrome could save us from a repeat of that debilitating war. In doing so, it might also compel policymakers to find a better way to combat terrorism.
Rare Syndromes Imitate Werewolves, Bodysnatchers, Zombies: Happy Halloween From Talk Nerdy To Me! (VIDEO)
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HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria presents a Halloween special about diseases that imitate zombies, werewolves, and bodysnatchers.
What all of these ninety-seven odd syndromes have in common is that people who are given these diagnoses probably feel some relief in knowing that their discomfort is "real."
This post has nothing to do with my political position. Rather, it has everything to do with the added scrutiny women must endure as managers, executives and leaders.