History Main / BuryYourDisabled

11th Aug '16 10:53:44 PM Timjames98
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_J._Haiselden Harry J. Haidelsen]] left several newborns with severe birth defects to die.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_J._Haiselden Harry J. Haidelsen]] left several newborns with severe birth defects to die. Though a Trial Jury Acquitted him, the Chicago Medical Board threw him out of practice.
11th Aug '16 10:50:10 PM Timjames98
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*** A majority of fetuses with Down Syndrome are aborted, according to The Other Wiki: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_syndrome up to 92% in Europe and about 67% in the U.S.]]
* {{Nazis}} sat up the ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_T4 Aktion T4]]'' so as to "ensure the betterment of the [[MasterRace Aryan race]]" and getting rid of "useless eaters".

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*** ** Ancient Egypt and Israel defy this trope, outlawing infanticide in their societies and severely punishing those who committed it. The former group would even rescue children "exposed" by foreigners living in Egypt. And the latter group's influence on Christianity and Islam lead to the rise of orphanages as unwanted children were left at the doors of mosques and churches instead of being left in the woods to die.
*In modern times,
A majority of fetuses with Down Syndrome are aborted, according to The Other Wiki: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_syndrome up to 92% in Europe and about 67% in the U.S.]]
* {{Nazis}} sat up the ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_T4 Aktion T4]]'' so as to "ensure the betterment of the [[MasterRace Aryan race]]" and getting rid of "useless eaters". Around 70,000 men, women, and children were murdered by this method. And unlike other Nazi atrocities, Aktion T4 had ZERO Survivors.
7th Aug '16 4:42:29 PM MsChibi
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* ''Literature/TheRedTent'' mentions that babies born with some kind of deformity or defect would simply be left outside to die of exposure. When Leah was born, the midwife called for this to happen, because Leah had [[MismatchedEyes heterochromia]], and the midwife thought she was cursed or a demon child or something like that. Her mother, Adah, however, firmly told the midwife that she would not be abandoning Leah.
8th Jul '16 4:45:38 AM Clare
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* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complications from his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. TruthInTelevision; Duchenne is a life-limiting condition and those affected rarely survive beyond early adulthood.

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* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complications from his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. TruthInTelevision; [[TruthInTelevision Truth in Film]]; Duchenne is a life-limiting condition and those affected rarely survive beyond early adulthood.



** Rue mentions an incident where a boy with the mental capacity of a young child was shot and killed for stealing a pair of the night-vision glasses which District 11's agricultural workers use if they have to continue working after dark. The boy in question only wanted to play with the glasses, but this made no difference to the local Peacekeepers.

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** Rue mentions an incident where a boy with the mental capacity of a young child was shot and killed for stealing a pair of the night-vision glasses which District 11's agricultural workers use if they have to continue working after dark. The boy in question only wanted to play with the glasses, but this made no difference to the local Peacekeepers.
6th Jul '16 5:45:06 AM Clare
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* ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy has a crippled foot. Despite this, he manages to survive a week in the arena, before dying from unknown causes. Katniss suspects he was killed by the Careers, but this is never confirmed.

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* ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy has a crippled foot. Despite this, he manages to survive for a week few days in the arena, before dying from unknown causes. Katniss suspects he was killed by the Careers, but this is never confirmed.
6th Jul '16 5:44:19 AM Clare
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%%* [[spoiler:Smike]] in Literature/NicholasNickleby.

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%%* * [[spoiler:Smike]] in Literature/NicholasNickleby.



%%* ''The blind man'' in Creator/GuyDeMaupassant's short story.

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%%* * ''The blind man'' in Creator/GuyDeMaupassant's short story.



%%* ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy has a crippled foot. Despite this, he manages to survive a week in the arena, before dying from unknown causes. Katniss suspects he was killed by the Careers, but this is never confirmed.

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%%* * ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy has a crippled foot. Despite this, he manages to survive a week in the arena, before dying from unknown causes. Katniss suspects he was killed by the Careers, but this is never confirmed.
6th Jul '16 5:42:51 AM Clare
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* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complication from his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. TruthInTelevision; Duchenne is a life-limiting condition and those affected rarely survive beyond early adulthood.

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* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complication complications from his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. TruthInTelevision; Duchenne is a life-limiting condition and those affected rarely survive beyond early adulthood.



* Snowkit in Literature/WarriorCats is killed by hawk, because as a deaf kitten he can neither hear the bird, nor warnings about it.

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* Snowkit in Literature/WarriorCats is killed by a hawk, because as a deaf kitten he can neither hear the bird, nor warnings about it.



* In the German ScareEmStraight book ''Die letzten Kinder von Schewenborn'' (The Last Children of Schewenborn), which is about an Atomic bomb being dropped on Germany, a boy whose legs were lost in the catastroophy commits suicide.
%%* ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy had a crippled foot.

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* In the German ScareEmStraight book ''Die letzten Kinder von Schewenborn'' (The Last Children of Schewenborn), which is about an Atomic bomb being dropped on Germany, set in a Germany devastated by nuclear war, a boy whose legs were lost in the catastroophy catastrophe commits suicide.
suicide following the death of the girl who took care of him.
** Also, the narrator's youngest sister (conceived shortly before the bombs dropped) suffers radiation damage in-utero, resulting in her being born with no eyes and stumps for arms. She is [[MercyKill mercy killed]] by her father.
%%* ''Literature/TheHungerGames'': The District 10 boy had has a crippled foot.foot. Despite this, he manages to survive a week in the arena, before dying from unknown causes. Katniss suspects he was killed by the Careers, but this is never confirmed.
** Rue mentions an incident where a boy with the mental capacity of a young child was shot and killed for stealing a pair of the night-vision glasses which District 11's agricultural workers use if they have to continue working after dark. The boy in question only wanted to play with the glasses, but this made no difference to the local Peacekeepers.
6th Jul '16 5:23:31 AM Clare
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* '''Type 1:''' Someone who is disabled and dies at the end of the movie due to natural causes. Usually due to complications arising from their disability (''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'').

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* '''Type 1:''' Someone who is disabled and dies at the end of the movie due to natural causes. Usually due to complications arising from their disability (''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere''). Depending on the nature of the disability, may be TruthInTelevision.



* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complication from his Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy.

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* The eponymous character from ''Film/RoryOSheaWasHere'' (aka ''Inside I'm Dancing'') died due to complication from his Duchennes Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.Dystrophy. TruthInTelevision; Duchenne is a life-limiting condition and those affected rarely survive beyond early adulthood.
25th Jun '16 2:38:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* Subverted in the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode ''Ethics''. Worf becomes paraplegic after an accident. By Klingon tradition, he can commit ritualistic suicide (and he comes close to it). However, he takes another presented option when a research doctor wants to test her theory that she can create a new spinal cord for him.

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* Subverted in the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode ''Ethics''."Ethics". Worf becomes paraplegic after an accident. By Klingon tradition, he can commit ritualistic suicide (and he comes close to it). However, he takes another presented option when a research doctor wants to test her theory that she can create a new spinal cord for him.
25th Jun '16 2:38:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''DeadSet'', the {{Jerkass}} producer, Patrick practically pushes a wheelchair user in front of a zombie so that it can eat him and [[DirtyCoward save his own skin by hiding in a toilet cubicle]].

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* In ''DeadSet'', ''Series/DeadSet'', the {{Jerkass}} producer, Patrick practically pushes a wheelchair user in front of a zombie so that it can eat him and [[DirtyCoward save his own skin by hiding in a toilet cubicle]].



* Played straight in ER when Dr. Romano is killed by a falling helecopter after having lost an arm to a helicopter in a previous season. Possibly subverted when Dr. Weaver has surgery that improves her gait and leaves the show to pursue a new career opportunity and new love interest.

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* Played straight in ER ''Series/{{ER}}'' when Dr. Romano is killed by a falling helecopter after having lost an arm to a helicopter in a previous season. Possibly subverted when Dr. Weaver has surgery that improves her gait and leaves the show to pursue a new career opportunity and new love interest.



* There was a mentally disabled immortal in ''Highlander'' who was killed off specifically because of his disability. He does the deed himself by laying his neck on a train track as a train approaches.

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* There was a mentally disabled immortal in ''Highlander'' ''Series/{{Highlander}}'' who was killed off specifically because of his disability. He does the deed himself by laying his neck on a train track as a train approaches.
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