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Single-use Straws, Asthma Inhalers, and Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Autistic/Disabled Twitter has been talking about plastic, single-use straws lately.

You know, the kind you get at, say, McDonald’s, and throw away?  Apparently they’re bad for the environment.  I guess that makes sense.

But you know what they’re good for?  Helping some Disabled people be able to drink, period.  Apparently the plastic provides enough support to make it much easier to drink.

Yesterday, I saw they went ahead and banned them at one chain and more will likely follow.  Because, the planet.

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