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Micro-essay: Disability Day of Morning
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Can we talk?

My heart cries out, and I need to get this off my chest:

Accroding to some statistics, 

Each week, at least one person with a disability is murdered, often by their caregiver. 

The website, "Disability-Memorial.org" has been keeping track of the number of people with disabilities who were victims of filicide. It is an ongoing memorial. The site states, "Active cataloging of cases started in mid-2014; this site contains cases from 1980 to the present."

1,980 cases. 

1,980 lives lost, and counting. 

"Every year on March 1st, the disability community comes together to remember the victims of filicide – people with disabilities murdered by their family members....

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