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1:42 PM, April 30th, 2012

Zach will be where and who he will be. Because he needs to be. Because he wants to be. Because as famed physician Oliver Sacks said, all children, whatever the impairment, are propelled by the need to make themselves whole. They may not get there, and they may need massive guidance, but they must forever try.

Buzz Bissinger writes a moving essay on raising his special-needs son, and confronting the emotions of raising a child who can never grow up.

Photo: Bissinger and son Zach in South Africa in 2012. Courtesy of Buzz Bissinger.

2:31 PM, November 10th, 2011
We need to stop the daintiness and describe the alleged offenses for what they truly are in the vernacular to somehow try to capture the monstrousness. Not anal intercourse or oral sex, which sounds clinical, but butt-f—-ing and blow jobs and cock-grabbing and pants-groping and other assorted acts that the 67-year-old Sandusky allegedly inflicted on eight minor victims over a 15-year span, according to the 23-page grand-jury report, and resulted in 40 counts of serial sex abuse of minors.
That’s Buzz Bissinger on the Penn State sex scandal. (via newsweek)
Reblogged from Newsweek
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