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EAP1500 Vargas: Achilles Heel Speech: Topics

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  • Illness
  • Disabilities (Mental, Physical, Learning)
  • Discrimination
  • Family Problems
  • Injury
  • Lack of Self-Confidence
  • Lack of Money

Focusing your Topic

  • Illness: Cancer, AIDS, Obesity, Diabetes, etc.
  • Disability: Autism, Tetraplegia, Blindness, etc.
  • Discrimination: Based on Sexual Orientation, Race, Religion, etc. 
  • Family Problems: Child Abuse, Addiction, Domestic Violence, etc. 
  • Injury: Loss of limbs in combat, Sports Injuries, etc. 
  • Lack of Self-Confidence: Bullying, Shyness, etc. 
  • Lack of Money: Homelessness, Hunger, No Acess to Education, etc.