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Creating Bicycles for the Disabled

Creating Bicycles for the Disabled

Many people enjoy the freedom of riding a bicycle around town. Many would love to but physical limitations prevent them from trying. The Adaptive Cycling Center of Berkeley, California has been tackling this problem. They design bicycles to fit the specific needs of the rider. Perhaps you can’t use your right arm. The center has designed a bike especially for you. One of the most interesting things the ACC offers is free bicycle rentals. A person with special needs can…

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Disability Leads to Art Form

Disability Leads to Art Form

Kevin Connolly was born without legs. The Montana native is healthy otherwise. He skateboards and has done things the rest of us born with legs only dream of. But, his appearance causes others discomfort. He has lived his life with the stares of strangers. Though he has lived a normal life, he can’t get around those looks of pity and anxiety. On a trip to Europe, Connolly took a photograph of one gawker. That one photograph has turned into 32,000….

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