To the Typical Siblings of a Brother or Sister With a Disability

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Dear typical sibling of a brother or sister with a disability,

Today I want to speak to you as a parent — perhaps not your parent — but a parent nonetheless.

I know you’ve had to sacrifice so much, and I wish you hadn’t. For the many times you’ve thought it wasn’t fair, we’ve felt it too. And if you’ve had to miss out on life experiences, please know that we wish we could offer you the world.

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