The term is also used by disability rights activists and their supporters to refer to those who function "normally" in society and do not have an outward physical disability. It is often noted by these activists that "able-bodied" is, for each individual who is able-bodied, always temporary.
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Feb 03, 2001; Few of us, sadly in these straightened times, can maintain a fully-crewed ocean-going yacht. We can but dream of running away to...