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When My Faith Was Strong – Jake Allen Sharp

Seems like everyone I know is feeling stress beyond measure When did the worries of this world take away our pleasure Not enough money, and too much to do There is sickness, sadness and anxiety too If you take it all away, there is a beating heart And a longing in your soul for a […]

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run – Poetry Of An Aspergian

Listen to my demons They tell me to run away I have so much to offer the world Why must my home be the grave Repetition so there’s not a word I’m missin’ Tryna plug my ears so I do not listen Steal the knife out my hand So that there’s no ascension The devil’s […]

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David Snape Show 10.12.19

Welcome to the David Snape Show, your essential radio show for Bourne and the surrounding areas. On the last show of 2019: I reflect back to 2019 and see how it has changed my life for the better, both radio show and elsewhere in my life. We do a new feature called Local Focus where […]

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Poetry: Sometimes Words Hurt » The Aspergian

Why can’t you just be normal? No one likes you. You make me uncomfortable. You’re just too weird for me. You’re just not romantic. Maybe if you change people will like you more. You are just selfish. Why are you so angry? …   Read More → Source: Poetry: Sometimes Words Hurt » The Aspergian

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Getty Images and Verizon Media award $40,000 in prizes to five photographers, as part of first-ever Disability-Focused Creative Bursary

Grants support and encourage talent as they work to convey the stories, lives and realities of the disability community through imagery Press Release NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in collaboration with Verizon Media, has named five recipients to its latest Creative Bursary grant centering around life with disabilities. Recognizing […]

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Zack Gottsagen didn’t let Down syndrome stop his dream of acting – Los Angeles Times

Zack Gottsagen knew he’d be an actor even after doctors said he’d never walk or talk. Now he stars in ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ with Shia LaBeouf. Source: Zack Gottsagen didn’t let Down syndrome stop his dream of acting – Los Angeles Times

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Reflections of a broken man – Jake Allen Sharp

I look at myself in mirror that is broken Fragments of thoughts that I leave unspoken Shattered dreams and empty expectations I am only a victim of my own limitations Reflections of a broken man I think of every busted plan Reflections of this broken man Source: Reflections of a broken man – Jake Allen […]