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Thank You for “Chasing Hope” … Many Of The People Who Jumped In Wholeheartedly Aren’t Directly Affected By Autism | Circa January 2010

Thank You for “Chasing the Hope” Jan 23, 2010, 9:09 AM | Think Autism. Bulletin Posted by Lori Copeland McIlwain Support your cause!Be counted:I Read This AUTISM AWARENESS WON Out of 500,000 nonprofits across the country, you helped us become one of Chase Community Giving’s Top 100 highest voted organizations on Facebook and earned us $25,000.00 for our programs. […]

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Medicinal marijuana is now legal in Fresno | abc30.com

The Fresno City Council council on Thursday voted to allow for medicinal marijuana sales and a marijuana tax. Source: Medicinal marijuana is now legal in Fresno | abc30.com

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👋 I’m a non-speaking autistic advocate and I want to ask you something | ASAN

My name is Huan Vuong, and I am a member of theArlington Five, a group of non-speaking autistic people working in Arlington Public Schools and Arlington County in Virginia to create a more inclusive environment. I also work in my community to create and sustain a mentor group for younger non-speaking kids who spell to […]

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Are Dictionaries Political? That’s Nothing New | Time

Are dictionaries getting more political? That’s what some people claim. When Dictionary.com or Merriam-Webster.com post Twitter lists of trending lookups that include such politically charged items as dotard, witch hunt and dog whistle, it looks to some like presidential trolling. Others object to the dictionary’s adoption of controversial new terms like Latinx. Lexicographers reply that they are merely keeping up with what’s happening in the culture. The words […]

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Breaking Down the Spiderman Into the Spider-verse Characters | Time

Here’s who they are and how they entered the universe Source: Breaking Down the Spiderman Into the Spider-verse Characters | Time

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How the CIA Helped Shape the Creative Writing Scene in America | Open Culture

Image by Arielle Fragassi, via Flickr CommonsIn May of 1967,” writes Patrick Iber at The Awl, “a former CIA officer named Tom Braden published a confession in the Saturday Evening Post under the headline, ‘I’m glad the CIA is ‘immoral.’” With the hard-boiled tone one might expect from a spy, but the candor one may not, […]

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BADASS ACTIVISTS & CONTRIBUTORS | The Latest Headlines …

MARGAUX WOSK (CA) Reliving my (painful) past Laurie Guerra has stepped down. | Navigating Life Autistic advocates call for AutismBC director to step down – YouTube More >> JOHN GREALLY (NZ) Tumblr Returns to Apple’s App Store Amid Forthcoming Porn Ban Tissue transplant recipient expresses gratitude Caution: EDS – Handle With Care – National Pain Report More >> CALLUM BRAZZO (UK) […]