Op-Ed: Stop Using 'Retard' As An Insult

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John Franklin Stephens, The World of Special Olympics, "An Open Letter to Ann Coulter"

Ann Coulter's Oct. 22 tweet

Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter drew criticism after she called President Obama "the retard" on Twitter. In an open letter to Coulter on the Special Olympics blog, John Franklin Stephens, a Special Olympian living with Down syndrome, asked her to reconsider using that word.

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