Message From Down syndrome Workers !

Really heart warming. What would you do in such a situation?

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1. justice-league 4 years ago

It's videos like these that make me appreciate life more! I respect disabled people. I know what it is to be disabled as my own nephew suffers from cerebral palsy.

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2. rags94life 4 years ago

Despicable the way some people act towards other people!

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3. Chrisofskjern 4 years ago

Damn straight! The woman at 4:50 totally made my day! We need more people like her to fight for the little guy.

Those are actors. But this actually happens. And that f***ing sucks!

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4. moskwiz 4 years ago

Well.. This comment will probably earn me a pretty bad score, still, I'm going to voice one of my views on this:
Down syndrome put aside (many Down people are indeed capable of relatively normal lives and social outputs) I think that in-womb discoveries of fetal retardation should be regarded as definite abortion cases - having a retarded baby is in no-one's benefit, including the fetus itself, not to mention the total over-crowdedness of Earth by man already.. Special people also need special care, that means resource..

I know how this sounds like, sounds like I'm the biggest chauvinist bastard alive, but think about.. it's true :|

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5. ash-mikey 4 years ago

#1 I love you man!

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6. badboy007 4 years ago

but some people dont mess with the guy at 4:50 because he may pull a gun out.
he looks like a gangtsa rapper.

but its always the women with the balls

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7. PortugaL26 4 years ago

Really touching video.
i can't believe there are people capable of making fun of this wonderful human beings :S
i'm not violent at all, but if i saw someone abusing a person with disabilities i would punch him/her in the face! sew me..

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8. Syrup 4 years ago

videos like this try to show how badly some people act towards other people, however in only seems to make people with disabilities look worse.
(you have to be so careful how to write these comments as not to offend. i think i did it right :P )

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9. BenderBRodriguez 4 years ago

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I agree with but i will say it the other way, in the animals world such "irregularities" just die off being incapable of living and sustaining their own life BUT as we are (supposedly) more civilized we save every child (though i suspect children that would only suffer and would not communicate with others at all are killed if that is found early enough).
I agree with the resources issue but you wouldn't want to talk anybody so cold about that if it would involve your child...
I completely agree that everyone wants to live and that he wouldn't want to hear that you ever considered killing him but in too many cases it is our fault through eating medication while being pregnant, smoking, drinking, eating improperly, all the toxins that are accumulated through our whole life HAVE an effect on the children and of course there are DNA spread "abnormalities" which we can't help much but all the rest depends on our doings. Nuff said

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10. zamuraii 4 years ago

I think this is the most important vid i have seen on Snotr. most people are shit, and treat others like shit. Wish there were more of the nicer poeple on this globe...

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11. MakeTnotWar 4 years ago

#4 70 years ago many people in my country would have agreed with you instantly.
In Germany it's still possible to abort a kid with down-syndrome up to the 9th month of pregnancy. That means abortion of a baby that is maybe already capable of living by it's own. And killing it is not allowed so after the abortion it's left to die. Some don't. Now think again!

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12. Sizzlik (admin) 4 years ago

geez #11 where on germany do you live???? Thats the most retarted comment i ever came across...wtf is wrong with you?..i just dont delete your comment to let others read it...
this is not a comment an admin like me should do..but..geez..you should have been swallowed at birth...or aborted after birth...stupid moron

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13. dushan 4 years ago

#8 yeah right, the woman, teenager and the "intimidating guy" make the people with disabilities ( and lack of compassion and feelings is disability like any other ) look really bad

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14. MakeTnotWar 4 years ago

#12 Google "Spätabtreibung" and "oldenburger baby" if you don't believe me.

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15. Dazzz69 4 years ago

#12 - you echo the thoughts of of every sane reader of #11 post, and buy the way, abortion limits in Germany are 12 weeks.

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17. Dazzz69 4 years ago

just googled "Spätabtreibung" and #14 claim holds some truth, so im gunna shut up now and keep out of it, its gettin too complicated.

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18. Usdevildoggmc 4 years ago

This kind of stuff does happen but not too often in this exaggerated way... and I honestly think that MOST people are actually good at heart like Anne frank said and like seen on this video.. unless you're in a room full of Nazis and you act this way towards a person you're risking getting ur ass kicked cuz we all have some Kick-Ass in us and it comes out when we see unjust things, it's in our nature unless you were brainwashed to be a dumb fucking nazi thinking moron like # 4 and # 6 he doesn't look like a gangsta anything lol he would be down on the ground wondering where his grill went.

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19. MakeTnotWar 4 years ago

And whoever thinks that persons with down-syndrome are dumber than "normal" people should google "Pablo Pineda".
Hands up: who of you has got an university degree?

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20. demo 4 years ago

We should be thankful for what we have, even a single tooth pain is extreme and we would give everything not to have the pain. imagine all the illnesses there are that we know or don't know of... that's why we should appreciate the state we are and be reasonable and apprehensive for those that have an illness or disability.

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21. funkyging 4 years ago

sizzlik should read makeTnotwars coment more carefully. hes not saying "this is my opinion" hes saying " this is how it used to be/the mind set of people 90 years ago"

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22. Sizzlik (admin) 4 years ago

#21 ..he said 70..not 90 years ago (and he didnt said they did so...he said they would agree) but it doesnt matter "In Germany it's still possible to abort a kid with down-syndrome up to the 9th month of pregnancy." I dont know what i miss read..please show me any country where its possible to abort in the 9th month...down syndrome or not..
So read more carefully yourself..

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23. c0mmanderKeen 4 years ago

I have a sister with down-syndrome who has been working on her own for more than 10 years and I really really appreciate this experiment.

kudos, great upload.

#4 You are wrong, and I must restrain myself very hard not to tell you to do certain things to yourself. My sis is such a great person and so loving and caring and she is living a happy life. You would rather deny that life to spare us the effort to integrate handicapped people. again restraint needed. please rethink your point of view...

#11 This law is under constant discussion and I am not sure if its still valid.. will research.

great vid ty

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24. eNdEmiOn06463 4 years ago

BTW what if it wasn't a down syndrome person. Are you allowed to complain? The duality of things on the one hand were supposed to treat them the same way as regular people but at the same time we're supposed to give them special treatment?

I hate being politically correct. That's so fake.

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25. MakeTnotWar 4 years ago

#22 "please show me any country where its possible to abort in the 9th month...down syndrome or not.."
That country is Germany.
You did not google "Spätabtreibung" or "Late-term abortion" did you?
Again: in Germany it's possible to abort a kid with down- syndrome every time during pregnancy up to the point where the first contractions begin.
I got two daughters and was confronted with this during the first pregnancy of my wife. It is true and it still makes me sick that it is possible to kill/let die a living newborn in my country.

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26. mxmbulat 4 years ago

Only thumbs up for such videos!!!

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27. Highmeadow 4 years ago

I wanna know where they found a supermarket where someone bags your groceries. I haven't seen one in years.

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28. Sizzlik (admin) 4 years ago

#25 your account says youre german
Dann solltest du wissten das abtreibung nur bis zum 3ten monat legal ist..im 9ten monat is das kind schon fast auf der welt...und es hat nix zu tun ob das kind down syndrom hat oder irgent eine andere behinderung. Wie lächerlich is denn bitte die aussage das man in d-land ein kind (bs zum 9 monat) abtreiben kann wenn es down hat?? Kann man auch ein kind abtreiben wenn es "normal" ist und frau is im 9ten monat?? Und ja..ich habe ge-googled..und kein beitrag gefunden der deine aussage bestätigt..also..gib mir nur 1(!!) link der bestätigt das abtreibung im 9ten monat legal ist..oder abtreibung über dem 3ten monat generel..

Sorry guys for talking german..i just had a question..

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29. Booyakasha 4 years ago

I really hate people that do that kind of stuff, its like they dont understand that people with disabilities DO have feelings too
It makes me sick tbh, i've seen people before laugh and point at people and it makes me feel bad to just stand there and do nothing, they are disgusting people and need a reality check, im sure they will all get whats coming to them one day, they need to experience this kind of thing first hand to understand how it feels... ASSHOLES!

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30. owner 4 years ago

i can't believe i watched the video starts from the beginning up until the end.
for 8 minutes and 25 seconds...

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31. MakeTnotWar 4 years ago

#28
Den Link habe ich schon gegeben:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldenburger_Baby
Tim wurde in der 25. Schwangerschaftswoche abgetrieben. Das war im 7.Monat. Dennoch war er schon ohne Hilfe lebensfähig und wurde 10 Stunden allein gelassen in der Meinung er würde sterben. Tim ist heute 13 Jahre alt und hat schwerste Behinderungen. Seine Mutter nahm sich 6 Jahre später das Leben.
Hier ein Bericht über eine Spätabtreibung nach der 32. Schwangerschaftwoche:
http://www.brigitte.de/gesundheit/frauengesundheit/spaetabtreibung-1063750/
Das war somit kurz vor einer natürlichen Geburt. Das Kind wurde vorher im Mutterleib getötet. Das nennt man Fetozid und wird etwas über 200 mal im Jahr in Deutschland praktiziert.
Kurzinfo zur Gesetzeslage:
http://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/0,1518,grossbild-1566152-631869,00.html


Sorry folks but Sizzlik asked for this so I answered in german as well.

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32. h8isgr8 4 years ago

Wow, so many long winded comments on this video.

All I have to say is, "Life Goes On" people!

:P

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33. c2quad 4 years ago

From this you know that
There are Good people in the World
And there are Bad people too :|

the teacher was good :D

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34. sux2bu 4 years ago

This show is from a series called "What would you do?" that is on ABC and covers many different topics. This was one of the best of them. All of the people putting the bagboy down were actors , I wonder if any real shoppers said anything ugly to him.
http://abcnews.go.com/WhatWouldYouDo/

When it comes to treating people,including children ,badly , this is what we have to fight to stop in the world. It is horrible but happens all the time in some countries.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDkSp09LrAw&feature=fvw

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35. ranirahn 4 years ago

I punch people who taking disabled peoples parking space and would have punch in the face next second when someone had say anything like that in front of me.

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36. besavednotlost 4 years ago

This(almost)made me cry man :'(
Sad to know there are people who abuse people with down-syndrom.
I have a lot of respect for those people who stand up and at least say something.