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Heather Mills’ Disability Benefit Dance

by | 4th, April 2007

dancing_wheels.jpgHAS Heather Mills gone too far on Dancing With The Stars?

We ask in light of the story that Brian Callaghan, 60, has been asked to show proof of his disability while boarding a bus. For the record, Brian has no legs. He does not go about like a Toulouse Lautrec impersonator, his knees tucked into his shoes. Brian sits in a wheelchair. He wears short trousers.

“Have you got a pass, mate,” asks the bus driver of the No. 17 to Middleton. Brian – irony of ironies – a former bus driver, replies: “But I’ve got no legs – surely you don’t need to see it?”

He does. The bus will not move until Brian produces his papers. A rummage. A search. And the pass is found.

“I couldn’t figure out why he would be so pedantic – it was like he thought I was trying to pull the wool over his eyes,” says Brain.

But let us now be too harsh on the driver. As Heather Mills is proving, one leg is no impediment to cartwheels and back flips. Brian might not be dancing the jive, but in light of Heather’s endeavours, he could at last try…

Posted: 4th, April 2007 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink