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Oyster Cafe Wednesday 12/11/14 - Claire receiving 4th prize in the Sussex Police Disability History month art competition for her colourful piece piece of written art that was given the title of "Claire's Poppies" Her prize was a large box of chocolates from the exclusive Brighton chocolatier Hotel Chocolat.
Pair of thugs pushed a deaf and blind man onto train tracks then punched him in the face when he tried to climb back onto the platform
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The Guardian, Monday 20 October 2014 21.40 BST
"The coalition has so thoroughly vilified “scroungers” that hate crimes against people with disabilities are rising year on year: up 13% since 2011. Forty per cent of incidents are violent. Take the visually impaired man walking in Brighton last year, who was asked by a stranger what it was like to be blind – before being set on fire. Campaigner Paula Peters tells me she’s been spat at in the street, while friends in wheelchairs have been shoved into oncoming traffic."
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