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Melissa Marshall,Donna R. Gore, ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Are You Comfortable Around Persons With Disabilities? Author and Activist Melissa Marshall

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE You know it, yes you do! You’re sitting there “people watching” and here comes someone using crutches, or in one of those electric wheelchairs, or walking with a limp….be honest, what’s your first reaction? Do you look away and pretend that person was invisible or didn’t exist? Do you become overly friendly, reaching out, touching, and probably talking louder than normal? Whatever your reaction is, it’s your reaction; own it. In a world where political correctness is the new law and order, none of us will be meeting the expectations of different and diverse people. However, education and dialogue is the key to change, not a change in politics. Shattered Lives welcomes discussion, controversial or not, in an effort to educate and continue to make positive change.   Changing attitudes about disability requires equal parts art, science and …