Starting to Reign

October 2005
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p69
Trade Publication
This article reports that after a week-long competition, Kristen Connors became Ms. Wheelchair America 2006 on July 23, 2005 in Albany, New York. It is informed that Connors, 33, is from Cranston, Rhode Island, and uses a wheelchair because of spinal muscular dystrophy. She works for U.S. Congressman James Langevin. Contestants included women between ages 21 and 60 who use wheelchairs for mobility. Disabilities included cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, polio, caudal regression, and congenital malformation.


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