Christy Herzing

Raising the Bar and Carving a Path

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I can still vividly recall a day many years ago when I was all of 7 or 8 years old.  I had just arrived home from school, tossed my backpack on the kitchen table and announced that I didn’t have to do as many math problems for homework as the other kids in my class. Read more

Blindfolds On? Let’s Play (Beep)ball

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Have you ever heard someone say, “This is so easy, I could do it with my eyes closed?” Now imagine a team of blindfolded Major League Baseball players strolling out onto the diamond to do just that. Read more

Senija Bajric

I Am Committed to Paraquad

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I immigrated to the United States from Bosnia, a country where you wouldn’t see a person with disability working or out in public. However, I quickly learned that people with disabilities are just like you and me. Read more

Missouri American Water MR 340

Training for the Missouri River 340 Race

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Dave Haessig, a transition specialist at Paraquad, and his teammates, Jan Cook and Joan Twillman, are participating in the Missouri American Water MR 340, a four-day, 340-mile trek across the state from Kansas City to St. Charles. Read more

Anna Corbitt

How to Be an Ally of the Disability Community

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When I look back on my experiences as a person with a disability, I quickly become thankful for those who took the time to be my ally. Oftentimes my allies have been the ones who keep me going; they’re the ones who remind me to keep fighting the good fight when I am exhausted. Read more