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a little consideration

Poster: "Susan E. Juroff" <ted5sej@titan.vcu.edu>

I reply to the nearby table, whose Victor recently spoke,

> what a period poor person would have probably have done.  And wheelchairs,
> how can people actually show to events with these.  Any mundanes who saw
> a person in nice period garb but using a wheelchair would say "Who is 
> this idiot?".  Don't they have friends who can carry them around in a 
> litter or something?  Or if they don't, they should stay home (a much 
> more period practice, I'm sure).  All it takes is a little consideration
> and thought and you too can be authentic.   

--->I guess that any non-SCAdian seeing a garbed individual in
a wheelchair would look twice due to the garb.  Why should anyone,
mundane or not, care whether or why one uses a wheelchair?  Why
suppose that people outside of the organization would understand
less than we that certain modern assistance can improve one's
ability to educate and recreate?  Most of the people I have known
try to be more sensitive than responding to different ways of
living with "idiot."  Alas, not all.

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