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Tuesday March 10th, 2020 with Kim Kilpatrick and Shelley Ann Morris
Special Guest, Amanda Leduc, author of 'Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space.'

Kim and Shelley will be joined on the phone by Amanda Leduc. Amanda has authored a book that takes a good look at how those with disabilities have been portrayed in fairy tales throughout the years. Amanda weaves her own story into the book, too as she also has a disability.
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Shelley Ann Morris (host)
Do any of you have a favourite book that features character(s) who have disabilities? We would love to hear about them.

1:36 PM, March 9th, 2020
Mike Mercer
I know 1 or 2 characters with disabilities but just remember their names.

8:47 AM, March 10th, 2020
Mike Mercer
I meant to say I don't remember the names of the 2 characters with disabilities

8:49 AM, March 10th, 2020
glenn
Great show! Doing good work! Thanks! "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck...jumps to mind...

9:40 AM, March 10th, 2020
glenn
A union activist with OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Union) years ago used to say, "I'm not sight-impaired! I'm BLIND!"

9:56 AM, March 10th, 2020
Colleen
I didn't have good radio reception today but managed to hear most of your wonderful interview. Great conversation! I am thinking of Winnie the Pooh as I have read that the characters represent various mental health challenges. Interesting!

9:59 AM, March 10th, 2020