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Harriet Mcbryde Johnson - Author

Harriet McBryde Johnson has been a lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, since 1985. Her solo practice emphasizes benefits and civil rights claims for poor and working people with disabilities. For more than twenty-five years, she has been active in the struggle for social justice, especially disability rights. She holds the world endurance record (fourteen years without interruption) for protesting the Jerry Lewis telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She served the City of Charleston Democratic Party for eleven years, first as secretary and then as chair. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine and to the disability press.

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Accidents Of Nature
Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
Shortlisted for the Young Minds Award 2008. A hard hitting but heartwarming story to change everyone's view of disability forever. Jean has cerebral palsy but her parents have always made her think that the goal was to be as 'normal'...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2008
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