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Re: story from the LA Times (apologies for the cross post)

From: Phillip Pi <philpi@apu.edu>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 12:53:07 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0108271239210.5262-100000@home.apu.edu>
Denise, that article was great! It made me feel better about myself. I
also have a physical disability (Nager's syndrome), but not bad as Sarah
Morris'. I have the same issues with speech impairment (can't talk
clearly), having a hard time finding employment (especially with today's
job economy), some mobility problems, etc.

For me, I am glad that computers and Internet were created so I can do a
lot more in socializing (a lot easier to communicate than talking) and
gain more freedom that don't require a lot of physical movements. I have
the love for computers, Internet, Web development/design, software quality
assurance, and ants (note my personal Web site). I do my best to help
others with disabilities to use resources online, which isn't easy.
-- 
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On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Hewitt, Denise wrote:

> Below is a link to an LA Times story.  It, perhaps, may be the best example
> of how resolving disability issues will change lives that I have seen yet.
> (In that the web gives a quality of life that just.. otherwise might not
> exist for people).
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Denise 
> 
> http://www.latimes.com/sports/columnists/la-000067317aug19.column?coll=la%2D
> headlines%2Dsports%2Dcolumnists
Received on Monday, 27 August 2001 15:53:09 GMT

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