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What ‘Finding Dory’ Gets Right About Living With Disabilities

If you’ve been to our Tumblr page, then you’ve probably seen the video debate over how the movie Me Before You treats people with disabilities. To sum it up (Spoiler Alert!), some members of the disability community are horrified by the plot and its perceived implications—namely, the main character’s pursuit of doctor-assisted suicide. They feel as though it devalues the life of a person living with disabilities, but Pixar’s new film Finding Dory seems to do the exact opposite. What ‘Finding Dory’ gets right about Living with Disabilities Finding Dory is the long-awaited sequel to the Pixar classic Finding Nemo. Instead of following the crazy adventure of a dad looking for his son who has been captured by divers, we are now following Dory, who suddenly remembers her family and goes on a quest to find them. One major obstacle stands in her way: the fact that she suffers from…
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