And then imagine that you reject her because you don't want to go to the finals with a 'charity case'.
This is not a hypothetical situation. It really happened this season on Survivor. But you see this athlete is an amputee. What the tribe members saw was her disability, not her ability.
Read more at Suite101: The Stigma of Disability http://www.suite101.com/content/the-stigma-of-disability-a303818#ixzz14K8sGFGD