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Like an Emancipation Proclamation for the Disabled

  • Aired: 10/27/2011
  • 02:36
  • Rating: TV-PG
Fred Fay survived a devastating spinal cord injury when he was only 16, and turned his misfortune into a movement for equality. With a small group of dedicated activists, he spearheaded the disability rights movement and changed the face of American society.
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A look back at the dynamic Disability Rights Movement.
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