Midgets Homo minusculeous are like regular people, except conveniently compressed into a handy, travel-sized frame. Some history books have reportedly claimed that midgets are not human. Others claim they are in fact human kind evolved Homo minusculeous.
Updated: September 15, am. Though town lore traces the mascot's origin to a local reporter who was impressed by the school's short basketball team beating larger opponents nearly a century ago, the school faces public pressure to drop the nickname — just like some college, pro and high school teams that still cling to terms once considered acceptable but now viewed as derogatory. Arnold and other group leaders delivered a 4,signature petition to the school this week asking to phase out the nickname within two years and to stop selling "Midget" merchandise to people from outside the community 25 miles east of St.
People with dwarfism — little people — consider it a dehumanizing, hurtful and offensive slur, a term with roots in circus freak shows in which they were subjected to laughter and ridicule. Maybe you didn't know this. It is hard to keep up. Words that were once acceptable become anathema — retarded, oriental, handicapped, negro, coed, mongoloid — and even well-meaning people can unintentionally give offense.
Edna Garrett who ultimately spun off into her own successful sitcom, The Facts of Life. The series made stars out of child actors Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges and Dana Plato and became known for the " very special episodes " in which serious issues such as racism, illegal drug use, alcoholism, hitchhiking, kidnapping and child sexual abuse were dramatically explored. The lives of these stars were later plagued by legal troubles and drug addiction, with Plato and Coleman suffering early deaths.
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Gary Wayne Coleman February 8, — May 28, was an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes — After a successful childhood acting career, Coleman struggled financially later in life. Inhe successfully sued his parents and business adviser over misappropriation of his assets, only to declare bankruptcy a decade later. On May 28,Coleman died of a subdural hematoma at age
A subdural hematoma SDH is a type of bleeding in which a collection of blood —usually associated with a traumatic brain injury —gathers between the inner layer of the dura mater and the arachnoid mater of the meninges surrounding the brain. It usually results from tears in bridging veins that cross the subdural space. Subdural hematomas may cause an increase in the pressure inside the skullwhich in turn can cause compression of and damage to delicate brain tissue.
Along with this extremely competitive division, we will also play other US-based teams and tournaments. Please contact Gary Redding for more information on the Boys team or Kurtis Redding for more information on the Girls team: Coach Redding: garyredding comcast. The U18s started their practices this week as well, and are working with Coach Maik to get the successful season underway.