Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Special Education

Broken Wings Series

This series is a pioneer effort to change public perceptions of disability. Each episode profiles the struggles, dreams, and accomplishments of an adult or child with a specific form of disability, such as blindness, dwarfism, or paraplegia. We see the daily challenges of living with such a disability and the ways Click for more

3. James Putney: Vastness of Being

3. James Putney: Vastness of Being

Growing up as a little person and suffering twelve painful operations and lengthy hospital stays left James Putney feeling lonely and isolated from the world; little could he have imagined that he would end up working in the very environment he once despised. Today he works as a chaplain, bringing solace to cancer patients at the UCLA Medical Center. He is also happily married to Lin Morel, a motivational speaker and former national champion in karate. This program shows how James went from being a distraught little boy in a hospital bed to a man who brings spiritual healing to others; also we discover how he overcame feelings of isolation to discover that he is not separate from the world, but a distinct and important part of its vastness. 2007 JSCA 30 min.

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