12 Days of Christmas, Crip-Style

Thomas Cagle (nh-adapt@juno.com)
Mon, 22 Dec 1997 18:37:40 -0500


Good morning Tom,
 In the spirit of sharing (with a dash of cross posting) here is our
version of the twelve days

--------- Begin forwarded message ----------
From: Laura Hershey 


Happy Holidays, everyone!


The Twelve Days of Christmas, Activist Crip-Style
            (Words adapted by Laura Hershey and Robin Stephens)

On the first day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
an accessible community!

On the second day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the third day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
3 ramps to enter,
2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the fourth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the fifth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the sixth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the seventh day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
7 attendants, 6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the eighth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
8 mainstreamed classes,
7 attendants,
 6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the ninth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
9 Braille menus,
8 mainstreamed classes,
7 attendants, 6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the tenth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
10 lifts on buses,
9 Braille menus,
8 mainstreamed classes,
7 attendants, 6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the eleventh day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
11 elevators,
10 lifts on buses,
9 Braille menus,
8 mainstreamed classes,
7 attendants, 6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter, 2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

On the twelfth day of Christmas,
my true love gave to me
12 brand new curb cuts,
11 elevators,
10 lifts on buses,
9 Braille menus,
8 mainstreamed classes,
7 attendants,
6 TTY's,
5 real jobs,
4 accommodations,
3 ramps to enter,
2 demonstrations,
an accessible community!

--------- End forwarded message ----------

Free our people!
Tom Cagle
nh-adapt@juno.com
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/6482