Friday, November 11, 2011

Opinion: Are We Being Bankrupted By Our Humanity?

From Huffington Post's Larry Strauss.

Growing up in New York City nearly half a century ago, I watched my parents try to get help for my developmentally disabled brother. There was very little available and my parents were told, on multiple occasions, by education and psychiatric professionals, to dispose of their defective child in an institution. They refused, embarking instead on a long and expensive struggle.

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