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Sun, May. 3rd, 2015 09:56 am
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Elsa S. Henry at Her Story Arc: Daredevil and Disability Politics

By throwing away the cane, Murdock (and the writers of the show) make a statement. They make the statement that the cane doesn’t matter, that Murdock’s superpowers make everything better. That there is no consequence, no hardship, that is earned through his sight issues.

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Date: 2015-05-04 03:31 am (UTC)
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Excellent essay, I'm been impressed by all the Elsa Henry stuff I've read. And that 'genuinely disabled' meme is utterly corrosive.

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