Many people are excluded from community, because they are seen as different in some way: people with disabilities, people with different skin colours, people from different countries, people whose sexuality is different. There are many excluded groups. Integration means people can be within the community, but without really being part of it. Inclusion means that people are valued for their gifts, for their differences, for their contribution and even for their needs. Inclusion, true inclusion, as an equal, is what we should seek.
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