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Female Librarians on Horseback Delivering Books, ca. 1930s – History Daily

In the 1930s, many people living in isolated communities had very little access to jobs, let alone a good education for their children. In Kentucky, they had isolated mountain communities which could only get their books and reading material from one source… librarians on horseback. President Franklin Roosevelt was trying to figure out a way […]

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Because this #postmenopausal #ActuallyAutistic #woman knows better

Originally posted on I CAN Be Autistic:
If there’s one thing this trip is teaching me, it’s that I know better than I’ve been giving myself credit for. I know more. I am more capable. I am better equipped. I am better prepared. I haven’t been expecting much of myself, but I realize now that…

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Accept and Augment

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
There is a disconnect between what most people think Autism Acceptance is and what it really is. Most people think Autism Acceptance is letting the person flounder around aimlessly in life and let them waste their time on earth. That is simply not true. You work…

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Life and blog update if you haven’t heard

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Rest in Peace: Dave Holland

Originally posted on 80smetalman's Blog:
Dave Holland Well it seems that it’s going to be another sucky year where all the great musicians we all listened to and loved are departing this world. I’m sad to say that former Judas Priest drummer, Dave Holland, who was with the band from 1979- 89 passed away…

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What ‘The Silent Child’s Oscar nomination means for the Deaf community | Liam O’Dell

Originally posted on Liam O'Dell:
It was a few days before the Oscar nominations were announced that I found out about The Silent Child. In a BBC News interview, six-year-old Maisie Sly talked about her hopes for a nomination for the movie, which also stars Hollyoaks actress Rachel Shenton. Photo: Davidlohr Bueso/Flickr (changes have been…

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Relapse in Mental Illness – Part Two

Originally posted on The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog:
In a blog post earlier this week I discussed what are some of the signs that you might be relapsing.My focus in that blog post was more about ways to prevent by noticing the signs. Today a question arose in my comments for that blog post.…