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  • Mad Max franchise champions disability
  • Mad Max franchise champions disability
    Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) ©
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Mad Max franchise champions disability

Around 15% of the world’s population has a disability, but they're rarely seen in pop culture; only 1% of characters have a disability in American TV shows. Yet there's one film and game franchise where this isn’t the case. Almost every major character in Mad Max is a person with a disability.

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