Remember that campaign they had for making disabilities cool? At first I thought it was political correctness gone mad, but when they had David Beckham come out saying that he dyslexia people went mad for disabilities, even me. It was a great campaign.
There was a guy in my year at school who had Down's Syndrome and he didn't have a single friend. The campaign came out on the Friday, he came back to school on the Monday and the girls were all over him.
Half the football team started walking with limps. People were going out trying to adopt the most messed up kids they could find. What a crazy six months that was.
Everything was back to normal by Christmas, but it's still quite hard to tell if someone is genuinely disabled or they still think being disabled is the in-thing. It's like people with moustaches.
Richard, South London.
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