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Old September 9 2012, 02:44 PM   #51
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Re: SF/F Characters with Disabilities

Leroy wrote: View Post
Are a lot of these characters really disabled though?
JD wrote: View Post
^A lot of modern day people with missing limbs can function now with artificial limbs, but they are still considered disabled.
That's true, but I beleive Leroy has a point. If artificial body parts worked just as well or even better than normal ones, they may not be seen as a disability. In the cases of some of these characters the cybernetics was a conscious upgrade, they're only disabled in the sense they've replaced some of their biological body with superior mechanical equivalents.
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