Suckerpunched by the "R" word

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Submitter Name: 
Ginghart
Content Creator Name: 
Gwen Hartley
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
The Hartley Hooligans
Category: 
Parenting
Description: 

This story deals with a mother of 3 (2 of whom have profound special needs) who overheard her typical son use the word "retarded," even though he has two sisters with special needs.  An emotional tale of how they worked through this & came out on the other side.