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    I guess it's progress as the article says, but it sounds like they have quite a ways to go yet.
    C2/3 quad since February 20, 1985.

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    Disabled groups outraged by Beijing snub

    Disabled groups outraged by Beijing snub:
    "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
    Winston Churchill

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    Quote Originally Posted by KVP612
    Disabled groups outraged by Beijing snub:
    When you've got an extended history of giving little in the way of structural or structured accommodation to the disabled, you may feel the need to justify it in literature for distribution at an internationally viewed and attended game. Shame on them.
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    Just imagine how they regard a disabled Tibetan.......

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    When I was going to college here in Vancouver, I was the designated table clearer in the cafeteria. It was always full, so I would give my friend my order, wheel up to the end of a tableful of Chinese students, and by the time my food arrived with the rest of the gang, the table was empty. It worked every time. Maybe they thought I was lameā€¦

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    Let's see now. What do we have here...

    Quote Originally Posted by Beijing Olympic Games Official Guide to Gimps

    The disabled are a “special group” with “unique personalities and ways of thinking”.

    “Some physically disabled are isolated, unsocial, and introspective. They can be stubborn and controlling . . . defensive and have a strong sense of inferiority.”

    “Sometimes they are overly protective of themselves.”
    Sounds to me like the Chinese have been reading some of the threads here on CC.

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    i think its a shame that once again the Chinese are ahead of the game, just like stem cells....i'm with Ala, they must have read cc and the other boards...and ironically, if they weren't right, the disabled community "wouldn't" be outraged, they'd just blow it off

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    Quote Originally Posted by ala
    Sounds to me like the Chinese have been reading some of the threads here on CC.
    - lol -

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    Im disappointed,i thought there would be gasoline and roman candles involved!

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