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U.K now .. living with illness dieases disabilty

U.K now .. living with illness dieases disabilty

Totaly shocking this is how a registered blind person was treated on train journey.

Gaurd would not clear a seat BUT where as peoples common decency gone.

Given war bad press behavior when it comes to sick disabled this as become a accepted standard in our sociality WHERE as people's morality or respectability gone

Truly shocking as its morality and respectability that separates us from the animals.

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😠 Outrageous. I am truly shocked and horrified.

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Seem's uk drops to new levals depravity

Specking of new low's depravity our gov as just invoked special powers to rip more pip claiments off.

Stuff like that is invoked in war time or cisis YET the determin to punish the public for the greed n misgivings

independent.co.uk/news/heal...

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I really hope the train incident was an isolated one. I know its getting harder in the U.K. with PIP. 😞

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I'm sure there were many people on the train who would gladly have given up their seat if they had known about the blind man. Unfortunately the few that did know behaved selfishly.

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What a shame for this gentleman....however, yesterday on the Tube in London one woman offered her seat to me ( wearing oxygen makes lung disease very visible ) I thanked her and declined as I had been sitting for the previous 2 hrs on another train, I was only travelling 3 stops.

Another older white haired woman got on the train and again the woman offered her seat to her, again it was refused...

What a sweet kind lady trying to give up her seat for us...so thoughtful...

Pp

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Yesterday my boss told me that I might be made redundant "because of my health and age" - don't think he's heard of the Equality Act!!

Last night I called into the local Tesco, hobbled past 18 (yup eighteen) cars in disabled bays none of which displayed a blue badge.

Today I read this story from Jeff.

SO to answer your question Jeff, it seems that few have any respect for the sick, elderly or disabled ... wonder if they will regret it when they join the sick/elderly/disabled groups?

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My saying is “Me today, You tomorrow” !! “Think about it !!” xx

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That’s really bad JAS. How many able bodied fit people sit in the seats meant for the disabled? Shameful. Xxx

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It amazes me how many kids stay seated - no way would I have dared to do that as a kid. I would have been told off in no incertain terms.

There again when my sis and I were traveling back from London someone had stuffed our case at the back on top of the rack and this young lad, about 17, said, 'don't worry I will get it down for you.' Such kind gestures makes both parties happy and manners dot't cost anything.

Hope this gentleman didn't have far to travel.

cx

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I wish the Spanish coach driver we had in Cadiz had been there. A large fat man who tried to push past me got told off in no uncertain terms! Pity he didn't understand Spanish. In fairness though, I have to say that in our small town I have met nothing but kindness and help, but large urban areas not as good. Dreadful story about blind man and dog, and the guard wasn't helpful at all. Selfishness rules so often. So sad.

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This so sad. On the whole I have found people very helpful and courteous and that includes a lot of young people when they notice my stick or mobility scooter. Mind you where I live in Devon we don't see that many young people!!

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This is absolutely shocking, I am disgusted with people who were on that train and the conductor. Where have decency and good manners gone. 😠Xxx

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I would love to swear but i wont that is disgusting treatment to a blind gent, the train operators should hang their heads in shame

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Yes it is disgraceful shows the power of the right wing gutter press The Daily ******Mail has a lot to answer for ....

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That is unbearable to look at and makes me want to cry, I really hope and prey that this was a one off incident and that it never happens again. What is it coming too. I'm sure that someone there would have given him a seat though if they had known, it's truly hard to believe that no one would offer. Poor old man I hope he had a better day after that. X

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