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Remembering Judy Heumann’s lasting contributions to disability rights

We are all stronger thanks to leaders like Judy Heumann, and the world will miss her powerful voice.

PBS NewsHour honored her life in this video:

“Judy Heumann, who has been called the “mother of the disability rights movement, has died at 75. Heumann, who lost her ability to walk at age 2 after contracting polio, lobbied for legislation that led to the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.” PBS NewsHour