Ed Roberts, the father of the independent living movement for people with disabilities who was himself a polio survivor who used a vent, was once asked what term he perferred for describing people with disabilities. He said Pabu. People All Bungered Up. It made its way into the culture and you can now buy a t-shirt bearing the simple moniker from Wheelchair Boy Jeans and the Nth degree.
I am pabu, and my friends are mostly pabu as well. Pabus tend to love wheels and our culture even has its own food: drive thru.
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