TITLE

information center

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
PN;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on several disabled people having achieved something what even normal people would not have. Karen Lynn suffers from cerebral palsy, left-side hemiplegia and dyslexia. Despite her physical disabilities, she became a teacher and taught dance for 32 years. She believes in hard work and in herself. Nick Masullo, is on wheelchair with multiple sclerosis. He has released his second music CD. He has also received awards for his contributions. Daniel Gottlieb is a quadriplegic, who began writing letters to his infant grandson hoping that he would read them someday. The grandson was diagnosed with autism. His letters became more important as they would help his grandson share his knowledge of overcoming hardships with disabilities.
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20934635

 

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