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    Uncle George

    My sister-in-law has an uncle who is devleopmentally disabled.
    Uncle George is a lovely man and he comes to many of our family functions.

    So it was sort of nice to read ~A Story In The NY Times~ about Uncle George yesterday.

    The story talks about Geroge and a tight-knit group of family and friends who have stood by him over many years.

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    Re: Uncle George

    Thanks for that, Nial. We NEED more stories like that and fewer gloom and doom fables.
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    Re: Uncle George

    Great article, Nial.
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    Re: Uncle George

    I sent the link to my wife who is a special education teacher. I'm sure it will make her day.
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    Re: Uncle George

    Wonderful!
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    Re: Uncle George

    Thanks for posting that Nial! What a nice story. Very heart warming. PJ

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