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Story Matters: Grant Barker finds community at Disability Advocates event

Grant Barker talks about assumptions made about him as a person who looks able-bodied, what it's like to be newly disabled and how he fights through the struggles and connects with others with disabilities.
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We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall to collect the stories of the voices we don't always hear in mainstream media. This story was captured at Disability Advocates of Kent County's event in Rosa Parks Circle, "Ability in Action."

Grant Barker talks about assumptions made about him as a person who looks able-bodied, what it's like to be newly disabled and how he fights through the struggles and connects with others with disabilities.

 

STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. You can see all the Story Matters videos archived at therapidian.org/placematters/story.

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