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The Breaking Project

CHOOSING RADICAL CHANGE

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by David A. Feingold, Ed.D
Aug 20 2015 - 5:13pm
by Medoza Ameen
Jan 22 2015 - 1:26pm
Brandy Snaps and Battlefields, Clare Mullaney

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What if, like the brandy snap, our own breakages prodded our supple shaping not just to the end of a spoon, but to those around us—those who too are afflicted with burdens birthed of deviation?

Wheels Spinning in the Mud, Xuan-Shi Lim and Alice Lesnick

consciously, step one, then the other foot follows; moving. the past catches up. moving, unconsciously. the restless mind runs, just as the water flows, unceasingly.

Breaking: A Life Story in 10 Fragments, Anne Dalke

But I was after the truth, which impels me...in the searches I conduct both in my classes and in student conferences. That is the cause of my questioning, unremitting, my refusal of complacency, my insistence that, hard and deep as we may dig, we will never, ever get to the bottom.

4-Panel Image Sequence, Elizabeth Catanese

It's about finding a whole and releasing a hole. Breaking happens first.

A Series of Breaks, Katrina Obieta

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Although I do not have to let the fact that I am a twin dictate my life or who I am, it is important to realize that I am still part of a whole—me and my twin. I can initiate a series of breaks—breaking away from her, breaking free to be my own self—but it only has the paradoxical effect of making us even closer together, a whole.

Unfortunately, breaking a stigma is not that easy. One friend that I told about my ASD told me I was lying. She argued with me, telling me that she knew I was joking and that there was no way I could possibly be Autistic, that I was far too “normal.” 

Contents So Far . . .

Been a Long Time Leaving, Rob Goldberg
Walking Poem, Alice Lesnick and Emma Wipperman
Breaking Down, Samantha Matinez
Untitled, Jessye Cohen-Dan
Hungry Ghosts, Jody Cohen
Truth and Power in Education, Bharath Vallabha
Breaking in Six Degrees, Hallie Garrison