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Special Olympics at 50
When Nandi was born with Down syndrome in the United Arab Emirates, doctors told her parents she would likely never walk, talk or even be toilet-trained. But after her family came to the United States when she was 9, she joined Special Olympics, w...

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ADA25 Op-Ed
About 1 in 5 people in America have some kind of disability: It’s a population that anyone can join at any time.   Virtually no one’s life is untouched by disability. Yet people with disabilities remain underrepresented in the workplace, as well a...

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Letter: Disability Pride
  This is one of the hardest emails I've ever had to write. I've been thinking so much about Disability Pride, I've had to look more deeply into myself.   The thing is, it's very hard for me to feel pride in my disabilities. The congenital defects...

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MLB at Midsummer
Donald: White Sox is the surprise of the first half, falling on their faces but yet the pitching has been catching up. They had a real good showing, especially against Milwaukee. It’s good that the Cubs are somewhat reaching over to their South Si...

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Tent City: Under the Radar
The Uptown Tent City was evicted last September, but remnants are still there “under the radar” – and under city officials’ skin. “We’ll be out here all summer until Mayor Emanuel houses the remaining 15 people,” said Louis “Abdul” Jones, “mayor”...