In Learning to Drive, Michael has Down syndrome, is determined to deliver his mother’s ashes to the Grand Canyon, and although he has a strong desire to learn, doesn’t have a license to drive.
So we got to see Menschen the movie on the big screen.
I wrote my original review and all subsequent rants after seeing it on the small screen of my computer. Seeing it in a theater environment, as it was intended, moved me in new ways. One reason, because I felt like, up to this point, I held a secret that I was just bursting to share. I delighted
Menschen is a live action short film that packs a complex story into under 30 minutes time. The story takes place at the end of WWII, the troops are weary and history is about to declare the victors. What we are not reminded of in textbooks: on both sides of every gun beats the heart of a man, a man born to a mother just like you were, and what brought him to this place? Who
Before we Wrap up #DSAM2014
Today and tomorrow we have special treats for you! Let’s start with a giveaway. Woohoo! I have shamelessly asked the publishers to donate a copy of Sherry Palmer’s honest and delightful read, Life With Charley: A Memoir of Down Syndrome Adoption