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#AsIAm – We Remember

When a life is over, we grieve. But there are certain lives, even certain populations, which society would have us forget. Today, on World Down Syndrome Day, we remember Bapi from L’Arche India.

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Beyond the Wall

When wars break out, many heroes go unnoticed. On International Day of People with Disability, L’Arche celebrates these unnoticed heroes everywhere, of every ability. In this episode, we share the story of Colonel N’Da from L’Arche Ivory Coast and his … Continue reading

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If I Were a Color

People with disabilities are often more disabled by the societies they live in than by their bodies or diagnosis. In this episode, Nagat from L’Arche Egypt explains how she and her brother faced societies’ attempt to disable their humanity. Imagine … Continue reading

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Google Larry

In the 1990s, people with autism began using the internet to build online communities, breaking the myth that autism imprisons people in a solitary existence. In this episode, however, Larry Gourley finds a limit to the gift and reaches the edge … Continue reading

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Take Care of You

What does the word disability mean? For Raffaella Monterosso from L’Arche Italy it means when your father grows old and there’s nothing you can do but love him. As L’Arche celebrates World Down Syndrome Day, we honor all those with … Continue reading

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Let the Birds Loose

Imagine the world differently. Bogdan Senyk, from L’Arche Ukraine, grew up under a government that denied his existence. In this web episode from L’Arche International, Bogdan explains his method of civil resistance: joy. Make sure you don’t miss future web … Continue reading

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No Lions in Paris

For centuries, travel writing has shaped the way we view the world. But when’s the last time you heard from a travel writer with cerebral palsy? Meet Musa from L’Arche Kenya In this web episode from L’Arche International, Musa Kirokote … Continue reading

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L’Arche International Launches Web Series

People who have intellectual disabilities live in the shadows of a persistent view—present in all cultures—that they are the undesirables. This is one of our world’s significant injustices. It is one we can change. L’Arche International’s web series, As I Am, … Continue reading