Meryl Streep Leads by Example on Dignity for People with Disabilities

It was one of Meryl Streep's most poignant monologues. But she wasn't acting.

As she accepted her lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes on Sunday, Streep used that platform to speak out against mocking and bullying people with disabilities, referring to a controversial moment during a Donald Trump campaign rally when he spoke about a New York Times reporter.

Whether or not you believe that Trump was mocking the reporter's disability, her point was clear: people in positions of power and influence have the responsibility to model empathy and...
11 Published By - huffingtonpost - 2017.01.11. 17:41
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