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Last Sunday was the last day
of the European elections 2019.
On Sunday night
each European country
was counting its votes.
Then I understood
that these elections were different
from any other election I had ever seen.
These European elections
have been a great moment
for the inclusion movement.
Many people with intellectual disabilities
voted in their country
for the first time.
And everyone talked a lot about it.
For the first time
people under guardianship
were able to vote in:
And if we look at social media,
it looks like a lot of people with intellectual disabilities
went to vote.
Thanks to the law changes
in many countries,
everyone could learn about
people with intellectual disabilities
and what they want.
On social media,
there were a lot of stories
about people with intellectual disabilities.
There were parties
who put their programme
This happened because
a lot of people in the European inclusion movement
to make our voices heard.
The European elections were a great moment
thanks to all of you!
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