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A Bit on Ali Stroker – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

Well, Ali Stroker won a Tony Award for her work in an Oklahoma! Revival. I am glad she won! That girl can sing and act! I am glad you can finally have limitations and have a representative. &n… Source: A Bit on Ali Stroker – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

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“Put Justice Back In Criminal Justice System’ Two Challengers Oust Prosecutors Who Showed Little Concern For Mentally Ill Defendants – Pete Earley

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT) Steve Descano defeated Raymond F. Morrogh, the incumbent commonwealth’s attorney in Fairfax County, Va. Arlington County Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos was defeated by defense lawyer Parisa Dehghani-Tafti.  (6-12-19) Northern Virginia voters yesterday ousted two long-time county prosecutors who had shown little concern for persons caught in the criminal justice system primarilyClick […]

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An Interactive Map of Odysseus’ 10-Year Journey in Homer’s Odyssey | Open Culture

The Odyssey, one of Homer’s two great epics, narrates Odysseus’ long, strange trip home after the Trojan war. Source: An Interactive Map of Odysseus’ 10-Year Journey in Homer’s Odyssey | Open Culture

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Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman – The Washington Post

A Louisiana man is scheduled for federal court sentencing for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused Source: Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman – The Washington Post

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Missing autistic Central Texas teenager found safe

A missing Central Texas autistic teenager who was the focus of an overnight search has been found safe, police say. Source: Missing autistic Central Texas teenager found safe

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Police: Looking For Man Who Knocked Autistic Victim Out ‘Without Provocation’ At McDonald’s – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Hurst police are looking for the father of two boys who punched an autistic man in the head without provocation at McDonald’s, knocking him unconscious. Source: Police: Looking For Man Who Knocked Autistic Victim Out ‘Without Provocation’ At McDonald’s – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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‘I wanted to turn over the table’: Gary parents speak out after their autistic son was dubbed ‘most annoying’ at school – Post-Tribune

“He saw a bright, shiny star and assumed that he got an award that was worthy of him.” Source: ‘I wanted to turn over the table’: Gary parents speak out after their autistic son was dubbed ‘most annoying’ at school – Post-Tribune