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Amazing fact, question or quote about the topic: Why is doing the right thing often not the easiest thing to do? Sometimes the choices that we make are difficult because they involve a great deal of sacrifice.

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Sentence Explaining Hook: Because if you see someone struggling with a disability you wouldn’t laugh or talk bad about them the right thing to do is try to help them because someone with a disability doesn't have the same abilities that we have

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Opinion/ body 1, /body 2, /body 3. Generally speaking, prior to the late 1800’s, people with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, and/or epilepsy resided at home and were cared for by their families. Life
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Reason: An invisible disability can be defined as debilitating pain, fatigue, dizziness, weakness, cognitive dysfunctions, learning differences and mental disorders, as well as hearing and vision impairments. These are not always obvious to the onlooker, but can sometimes or always limit daily activities, range from mild challenges to severe limitations and vary from person to person.

Evidence:My friend Matt Barrett is a real example of someone living with visible invisible disabilities. Matt is 46-years-old and has battled 11 types of cancer since the age of two, including basal c./ell nevus syndrome, a genetic form of cancer passed down through his family for six generations. He has had over 1,700 surgeries and has lived with unbearable pain and fatigue for decades.
Matt has also been homeless off and on for much of his adult life. Matt is originally from Grand Junction, Colorado and has also lived in Portland, under a bridge in Los Angeles and in what is called “The Hole” in Seattle. Until a year ago September, he lived for three years in a tent in Tent City 3 in Seattle. He has written a book of poetry about being homeless and a blog, both called A View from the
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