Unruly Bodies: Embracing (and Sharing) our Unique Stories

Sunday, 2018 June 24 – Our bodies (physical, mental, emotional) are continually changing, whether we like it or not. At some point, we are all touched by illness, disability, aging, or loss of function. But, how comfortable are we in talking about those inevitable changes? Fear, pity, and awkwardness often accompany conversations about disability, aging, and illness; leading to silence (and stigma) rather than understanding. And, if we can’t talk about these issues, how can we embrace our changing and changed selves or the changes in those we care about?

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