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If you could live on Earth or Pandora, which would you pick?

December 22, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Have you seen "Avatar," the new science fiction blockbuster movie from James Cameron, the creator of the Aliens and Terminator series? If you work with wheelchairs users, you might want to. The main character in the movie is a young man named Jake Sully, a Marine and a paraplegic. Long story short: Sully, who uses a manual wheelchair,  joins a top-secret program that allows him to embody an Avatar and live an able-bodied life in another world called Pandora. There are some pretty telling and...

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