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signatures on the change dot org petition that game has been pulled from russian shelves by the developer the thing is that massive corporations do a lot of bad things because they have no morals and are obsessed with profit but because they have no morals and are only obsessed with profit the second you even slightly threaten their cash well they will instantly start cowering at your feet sometimes but that's just my opinion. the. the. goal.
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is too late for me i'm all done in a court of posted i'll soon be on searching for all my sin just to put i was blind and deaf and without hope. this is no life or death it's a crappy joke come on priests when to god you cry to group the group for all my needs it was nothing but show i still don't you worry about me or about my sins committed doll so is it out with him. if he does exist if you go. this is a man who's ready to bring charges against god himself the last judgement his name is alexander savor of he lives in a small apartment in moscow suburbs and two o'clock every thursday afternoon he sits by his front door wearing a device around his neck the minute it vibrates and the likes to read he knows
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a delivery has arrived and it's time to open the door. every week for many years a korea has regularly delivered meals for alexander from a nearby restaurant he knows his client is blind and deaf but still tries to talk to him. here are the bread rolls i leave them on the table that i gave at seven the korea can't understand how anyone can live without hearing or sight he has no idea that this particular deaf and blind man unable even to cook a simple meal is more deserving of admiration pity not everyone has successfully achieved a ph d.
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and then become a professor of psychology fewer still who are deaf and blind alexander savor off is one of the great accomplishment for anyone but truly remarkable for a man who lives in complete darkness and silence only able to perceive the world through touch. duck ok. this one this is a halo yes no it's a hand to hand. oh yes. so the. fingers i can feel here. right. this is a hand with this is a hand with. a palm. holding.
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a child that's not. just throw i say. that makes sense. but the much that i should pray but only to a mother and her child that. was ten years ago melatonin the priest was a clown an acrobat in a circus now he serves in a church affiliated to russia's only children's home specializing in deaf and blind kids his aim is to help them bear their cross humbly and wait for the next world he's also unraveling the mystery of the homes most famous graduate and xander savoy off. the porch i'm interested in exactly what makes him tick. what drives him what it's based on. quick
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the foundation it doesn't matter to me whether it's faith or intuition. i can call myself a believer because i believe in mutual humanity and its necessity. and if that doesn't ultimately prevail all of mankind is doomed. as a graduate from moscow state university psychology faculty survivor of could have spent his life with books as a scholar instead he chose a more difficult path to work with death and blood children.
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i saw there were people who needed my psychology more. so they became the center of my universe. as a junior research assistant at first i had to develop an experimental work program for them. but i hate any kind of formality especially when it comes to love. and i love those kids right from the start. those kids know how tough it is to achieve what he has but it's very important for them to stay in touch with alexander. almost just we have a girl now her name is i don't wanna she's totally deaf and blind. i think he's very familiar with so much of what she feels and suffers i think he's the only one who is really able to help her.
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leona is terrified to walk by herself the teacher guides her by the hand. alexander gently tells her how important it is to overcome this fear and explains how he walks despite his condition. what is there it's a war king frame. it has four wheels. it goes in front. and i hold it with one hand. and my right hand. i hold them. do you know what it is. an hour with deck.
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yes. a folding stick. it's always in this bag on my frame. of the but i always for back fiercely when i felt they wanted to limit my independence in any way because i was becoming one hundred percent dependent that's extremely demeaning it devalues people and undermines what's most important to me shimon dignity. this process. for the. doctor that we had an accident was.
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the a good and bad sense not the first time my friend has got me into trouble. actually it's the third time in a couple of weeks and. when he goes out alone he always wears a sign around his neck my name is alexander savor off i'm deaf and blind please take my right hand and write on it to block letters i will easily understand. i want some frozen foods. as usual soups and main courses. that five types like a. sefer the supermarket and not just serving someone with disabilities they're
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also learning about humanity without even knowing. even the suspicious security guard he usually watches over customers always expecting trouble or has to walk so vote off home. ok. i can make it on my own from now on it. thanks very much what's your name. i'm alexander too but just as it says here. to the shop is tough. but people often help. fifty years ago classrooms in this school were equipped with the very latest in
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technology deaf and blind students took part in a huge scientific experiment meant to change the future for mankind soviet scientists wanted to prove that intelligence was not to read a trick that with the brains endless potential any child regardless of nature could become a talented adult. i never minded being part of the experiment. because it was i was ok about being a guinea pig. if science needed it. alexander sometimes visits his former headmaster he's eighty three now and almost blind that his memory is failing he still remembers how his best pupil was hungry for knowledge. it was nice to talk to him it was easy to teach myside he loved to read and i remember
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a library was being renovated and we pulled two books in a shed. alexander often sat in there with a braille book one day he was in the well somebody along the door apparently they didn't realise he was there. the stars were in here and to really crazy. i tried to be an all in one genius. that's the great things in whatever he did i wanted to be immortal eternal. well i suppose you could say i was playing god. alexander savor off is six months old in this picture he was born completely healthy the when he was three years old he went gathering outpolls with his parents and on that day his typical happy childhood came to an end. with the. circus for it was early in the
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morning. i remember the dark green leaves and the sun shining through. it because the ground was mottled with sunlight but i couldn't see anything. i couldn't see those little apples so i was fumbling feeling for them. my mother picked me up and began to cry. i had problems with my vision. of the cuckoo that in six years the same happened with my hearing. this group that was august first nine hundred sixty two. but all told her my language as well but i will only react to situations i have read the reports and not in a position to know i will leave them to state clearly to comment on your latter point i come on to say it's good to get
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a car is on the docket no god. no more weasel words when you have a direct question the prepared for a chase when you throw a punch be ready for a battle freedom of speech and little down to fit into question. wealthy british style the stock. price. market why not. find out what's really happening to the global economy with max cons or for a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines kaiser reports.
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more news today violence is once again fled the film these are the images cobol has been seeing from the streets of canada. sheinkopf aeration the day. the loss of hearing was the most difficult to get used to alexander could still
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remained using his hands that life without music was unbearable. through the filter i call this my musical harness. but that's the birth of i was shocked the first time i put this loudspeaker up to my chest with so for the last i could clearly feel the band's drum. and so i solved the problem of rhythm and now i can hear the music and relax. nobody knows exactly why alexander savor of lost his sight and hearing their his
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case files reveal a dark family secret alexander's mother and father met and fell in love both had lost their parents during the stalin era and both been raised in orphanages they simply considered it a happy coincidence that they shared the same second name only after years had passed did they finally discover the awful truth. has been. and wife also brother sister helps explaining that. one day he went to a park and then came home to me. i remember i was doing some laundry and he asked me mama how my going to live i don't understand anyone and they don't understand me . i said let's go for a walk but she missed as we walked he asked me mom are you happy.
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and i said yes but usually you many asked me even having a son like me. yet. yes i said yes. this is an amateur film taken in one nine hundred seventy two alexander is nineteen he and three other former students at the experimental school have just passed their exams he was a moscow university student headed to leningrad and the baltic republics for a holiday the teachers were certain that the excursion would be good for him but it was then that he seriously began to think about suicide. it was a tough month. i couldn't get through it. i couldn't cope with not enjoying music art or sculpture. i couldn't feel it completely and it was all too much.
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in a few years all that emotional stress transformed into suicidal tendencies. it was only because i was loved and i could feel it but i didn't kill myself from. thought hello man hello how are you hello boris the prophet. stitches just remember thirty years ago you told me i was going to have the same difficulties with my own alexander savant of. this experiment was insanely cruel you bushies just as cruel and violent as life is itself. for someone who has nothing but pain and grief to overcome. the only option is madness but still a person who has lost some of their senses can be taught
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a lot. more and they just have to learn to use their remaining senses in the right way or. that of course. i'm primarily talking about the sense of touch. i see. this unique footage is from the archives of the special education institute the russian academy of science nine hundred sixty three the decision was taken to teach deaf and blind kids every day skills first and speech second the results were exceptional within a few years many were able to speak read and write but the success was welcome only as far as allowing the students to work in manufacturing perhaps operating a sewing machine soviet society wasn't ready to consider that blind and deaf people might also become academics. because if it's all contrived an overblown how can they work in academia they have to be useful do something real
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they'll earn their bread their country guarantees it they'll always be safe here but i still think that they should do something maybe something small let them have their own specialty they should feel that the government needs their knowledge and they have to feel needed but how can we consider anyone so handicapped to be complete. i did not dream for that speech alexander savor of may never have decided to write his doctoral thesis or achieve the title of professor he would not have written his research articles or trust academic conferences through every moment of despair it was because he remembered those cruel accusations of deficiency that he forced himself to keep going to continue living and working. with i've always it's not just handicapped people who have to overcome difficulties . if it's not an achievement for an ordinary person. it
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shouldn't be thought of as an achievement for us either. i'm talking about higher education and finding an interesting job. was i. was a school i deeply appreciate all that you do. the source and i'm so grateful that you're here. you're a great man you changed people's lives you changed my life and i'll never forget you. all in all i consider myself happy judging by the outcome of my life as a thought but some point campbell newman of all my dreams have come true and i even have a son now. the. only good he every is not actually his son but his official guardian and assistant.
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go and wash your hands markie pop. i said i'm surprise you didn't want to become a teacher. they met twelve years ago on a mountain hike to lonely people a deaf and blind professor and a fourteen year old boy who'd run away from home. i felt bored lost at home. it was tough days my parents were divorced but still and i know my mother felt really bad about it which i could feel her grief in the air. it was like an endless feeling of hopelessness for some. it were to perform day i just stroked his hand mumbling to myself my boy. you
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proper that made him happy he jumped up saying yes i'm your boy. i didn't expect that i was a bit shocked. then i decided to call him my son silently in first and that i was going as a leg took to it well they accepted it. but. the fissionable material it took a while to get used to the idea that i was important to this person. if he can imagine living without me now. most of the feel good about that. i don't take it too seriously. but still i do feel responsible for him. it was my choice to come and live with him so i have no right to turn away to leave and. as with all families the son grew up and met
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a girl he's often out on dates while the father stays at home complaining that he needs company. this group i lack personal contacts or personal up virtual i have plenty of virtual contact but almost no personal. the only person willing to talk to him for hours is melatonin the priest who works with the home for the deaf and blind children still tries to bring the stubborn professor into what he considers the light of orthodox christianity. anymore that i can't believe that someone so sincere isn't able to find in the almighty father something useful and interesting in other words if you can't then maybe you are absolutely blind and deaf spiritually and mentally. to those. who have suffered.
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this for fifty sixty or seventy years. god will give. much more. them to those. who can see. and hear. from. you no i'm not greedy. god. has so much for me. and for you. and for everyone. who wants to be with him.
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so you will feel grateful. i am. some of the most interesting thing is the thais sincerely doubt that this peculiar dialogue will ever. take less like a post-mortem ok. let's make a deal. with the first to go then. how. lets the other one know. god has them if the other world exists. i don't know yet oh you don't know we'll see what that.
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cuba is not a failure of the cuban people it's a state sidel castro in a. live. one assassination on sabotage backed by the officials both hostility and suspicion encouraged by the government these operations against cuba were known to the attorney general of the united states to present a united states himself the defendants an intelligence arms had to infiltrate to resist. special agents freedom fighters terrorists. who is who. the real terrorist please stand up on our cheek. to kill right on the scene.
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first for you and i think you're. on a reporter's twitter. and instagram. could be in the know. on the i am. i glad i. could speak. to you. i wish. i. believe.
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very little. but i will only react to situations i have read the reports for. the new i will leave them to the state department to comment on your plan. to carry on the job. no. thank you no more weasel words. when you question the prepared for a change when you should be ready for. freedom of speech.
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and the freedom to question. the white house sidelines the u.n. probe into the use of chemical weapons in syria and make final preparations for an assault against damascus all of this based on unconfirmed intelligence. the latest leaks from edward snowden expose the financial dockside of u.s. five programs the whistleblower himself by non-governmental groups for its revelations also. takes for you right there in the crowds of the much twenty third just outside moscow showcasing some of the world pilots flying some of the world's fastest planes.


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