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  • deann-r

    October 13, 2018 at 8:22 am

    I do admire those who have that comedic timing and convey what it’s like having a disability to the general population in a manner where they get it.  Comedy is a great way to do that.  One example that comes to mind is Samuel J Comroe who was on the recent season of America’s Got Talent.  Not only did he deliver a routine that connected to the average person he mixed in his experiences living with Tourettes.  Having that balance can make disability seem less taboo if that makes sense.  Let’s face it, many of our lives would make great comedy routines, I know mine could.  If I only had quick wit and comedic timing…ah, I’ll leave it to the comedians.

    • kevin-schaefer

      October 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

      Thanks for the recommendation! I’ll check him out.

      And absolutely. For me it’s therapeutic to laugh at the outlandish scenarios in my everyday life. I’ve made many catheter jokes with my caregiver which I won’t share here.

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