The Friday Facts
December 21, 2000 Issue #5
A weekly news bulletin form the National Parent Network on Disabilities
In the Millennium… of events, ADA Celebration, IDEA Anniversary, 2000 Paralympics!
Wait, what happened to the Paralympics? Shafted by television, the Internet provided 150 hours of live broadcast.
The TV wants to make up. Listen… The last day of, whatever thing we have going on this year of 2000, is a day you can pre-label “eye of the storm”. The night brings the New Year, while the day brings the soothing mood of knowing it. Taking it easy during the afternoon is what your supposed to do. So chill and check out the amazing events that occurred during the 2000 Paralympic Games.
Athletes from 125 Nations, athletes that are contenders and don’t get paid 250 million dollars, THEY ARE CIVIL RIGHTS! They are everything that was great this year ADA, IDEA… these athletes represent both.
last afternoon of the year, Sunday December 31, 2000, CBS will air a 2
hour Special on the Games, “Role models for the 21st
Century: The 2000 Paralympic Games”.
perfect mood to enter 2001 is after receiving the perfect compliment to
you and the past year of your life!
sprinter Marion Shirley, a single leg amputee, ran a World Record 11.09 in
the 100 meters.
That a decision
was made in the Presidential Election.
That one of the
Federal Budget Highlights comes in the way of $7 million toward the
That, "George W. Bush says, 'Promises made will be promises kept.' "Did you get that, here "Read my lips".
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