My brother was a special needs guy.

He bowled and ran in the Special Olympics.  He had a bookshelf full of trophies and medals and ribbons; he would call me excitedly and tell me about his "hot hands" at bowling.  He was so proud of those awards. What I never saw were the dances the night before, these people seriously know how to party without self-consciousness or embarrassment.  It's a wild, wild night.

I try to show photos of joy and dignity and pride and trying.

God bless caretakers the world over.

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