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Re: [IP] Re: Young child recognizing he had diabetes

>  My daughter insists that he is a "little boy" not a disease (i.e.,
>  diabetic).
> That's her opinion & she has a right to it though I'm not as
> bothered by the term (still bothered, but not as much).
>  He stated that he's a "diabetic" matter-of-factly, without any
>  emotion, just a
> fact of his life.

ahhh.... but there is a difference. I don't object to "diabetic" and 
neither does Lily, but a "little boy" has a far more human look and 
evokes far more passion (and in politics -- money) than does another 
"diabetic" -- a faceless condition.

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