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3.2: “Disability” by Nancy Mairs

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  • In “Disability,” writer Nancy Mairs discusses the experience of being a disabled person in a world focused on the able-bodied.

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    As you read, look for the following:

    • What “points for comparison” does the author use?
    • How does the author go beyond the obvious similarities and differences to surface interesting ideas and insights?
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