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But Skatz, he looks so innocent and cute here!

Skatz: You mean he looks like my retarded cousin Jimmy (Hi, Jimmy!).

Police search for missing Dallas, TX teenager Douglas Sanders, ask for public’s help | Dallas Morning News

Police are searching for a missing 18-year-old man who they say may be in danger.

Douglas Sanders was last seen about 11:30 a.m. Sunday leaving his Pleasant Grove home, which is in the 4600 block of Samuell Boulevard. 28 more words

Missing

The Stolen Child

Author’s Notes:  This another excerpt from my novel in progress, the James and Katherine story. Chloe is Katherine’s estranged daughter who lives on the streets of Nashville. 2,711 more words

Poetry

Best Worker I Ever Hired

I try not to be biased, but I had my doubts about hiring Stevie. His placement counselor assured me that he would be a good, reliable busboy. 1,386 more words

Love

India treats its mentally disabled worse than animals

India cannot ignore the way it treats its citizens with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities anymore.

The Indian method of treating its mentally disabled is so flawed and cruel that those affected by it live a life “worse than animals” when left on their own or at mental institutions, says a… 320 more words

My Brother, Ivan Clifford Williams

My 69-year-old brother, Ivan, died of heart failure in his sleep a few weeks ago. Hospitalized for pain, he underwent tests: kidney failure was imminent. He had been blind from birth, but as he wound down, he told his caretakers that he could finally see – and that everything was beautiful. 869 more words

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