Hidden, Now Seen

Not even a century ago
In our society, there was a hollow
We valued only what was normal and sound
People with disabilities weren’t around

They were sent away to institutions or schools
Some had it good; they got to use tools
Some didn’t; they were abused
Others were used

They were not to be seen
That’s what was deemed
Those who had seizures or low intellegance
Were put in a building or behind a fence

Three families put up a fight
To put the disabled into the Charter of Human Rights
We were called human beings
Thank God all the disabled can be seen


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