International Day of Persons with Disabilities

February 2011
PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p67
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The article mentions that the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) marked the 2010 International Day of Persons with Disabilities by encouraging the U.S. Senate to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.


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