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Mar
07 2018

Take the Pledge to End the Word

Posted by Seven Hills Foundation

Stop the WordSeven Hills is joining the movement to Spread the Word to End the Word™ and build awareness for society to stop and think about the use of the R-word. The word “retard” or “retarded,” is hurtful and painful and whether intended or not, is a form of bullying. Most people don’t realize this word is a form of hate speech, but that’s what it feels like to millions of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and friends. The R-word is just as cruel and offensive as any other slur. Visit www.r-word.org to make your pledge today. Eliminating the use of this word is a step toward respect.

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Best Buddies International, Special Olympics, and supporters from around the world unite today, March 7th, for the annual Spread the Word to End the Word® Day. Help us rally people to pledge respect toward all individuals, making the world a more accepting and inclusive place for all. #Respect

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