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Why the 'R' word is more hurtful than some in the north believe

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The 'R' Word has become an issue about respect.

From the Twitter-verse to the real world. There's been intense reaction to a conservative pundit's tweet. Ann Coulter said this week that U-S President Barack Obama was QUOTE a "retard." Following that, Special Olympics athlete John Franklin Stephens responded with a letter.

We play tape of Stephens conversation with "As it Happens" host Carol Off.
And then for some perspective,we speak with Wendy Brophy
 Brophy is program director at AiMHi.

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