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Ableism, Travel, and the Realities of Living with Neurofibromatosis

To begin, this post is not directed at any individual. I have numerous friends who regularly travel, and that’s great. I always enjoy hearing about places around the world. 263 more words

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May is Neurofibromatosis Month!

Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder, affecting me and approximately 1 in 2,500-3,000, yet most people (including some medical doctors!) do not know about it. 462 more words

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But You’re America. A Poem.

But You’re America. 

But you’re America.
But you’re America. 

You have the power to alleviate all pain. 

But you’re America.

You choose to be greedy and selfish.  131 more words

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"The Shack" (2017): Representations and Uses of Christian Theology

Stuart Hazeldine’s The Shack (2017) is one of the latest in a flood of recent Christian-themed movies. Unlike many of its cousin films, The Shack  399 more words

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13 Reasons Why "13 Reasons Why" Demands Caution

Given how many of my students have been watching and talking about 13 Reasons Why, as well as how many think-pieces I have been seeing, I figured I had better see what it is all about for myself. 806 more words

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"This is the best season of 'The Apprentice' yet!" - Donald Trump as a Fictional Character

People who support Donald Trump, despite the evidence of his illegal activities-evidence that grows daily, do not believe he is doing any real damage or that he is different from any other politician. 241 more words

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Spring 2017 Final Exam Class Selfies

Last semester my students and I started a new tradition of taking a class selfie during the final exam period. This semester I had a selfie stick that I bought for the occasion! 44 more words

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