June 2005
PN;Jun2005, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p92
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This article focuses on recent developments related to disabled people of the U.S. On May 9, 2005, ten people were inducted into the National Spinal Cord Injury Association's Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame during a gala held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. The Hall was created to celebrate and honor individuals who have made significant contributions to quality of life and advancements toward a better future for all people with spinal-cord injury. The article further reports that the 10th Anniversary Leadership Gala for the American Association of People with Disabilities, which was held on March 9, 2005, celebrated and recognized the accomplishments of people who have overcome physical obstacles to inspire people everywhere.


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