How to Discuss the R Word with Others is script to give you some answers to some people’s lame excuses for using the R word.
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If the word R word is hurting people, and it is, then let’s not use it. There are lots of great ways to say what you want to say without hurting people. There are just words in this language that we don’t say because it’s disrespectful and inappropriate to groups of people and we all know what they are. The R word is one of those words, if you don’t think so please watch this video of these kids with special needs explaining how the R word makes them feel:
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