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WHEREAS, an extraordinary circumstance has arisen and now exists requiring that the Legislature of the State of California be convened in extraordinary session; NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDMUND G. BROWN JR., Governor of the State of California, in accordance with Section...

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PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Ed Roberts is rightfully known as “The Father of Independent Living.” Paralyzed by polio at the age of fourteen, he was labeled “unemployable” by the state when he sought vocational rehabilitation. But Roberts...

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Ed Roberts is rightfully known as “The Father of Independent Living.” Paralyzed by polio at the age of fourteen, he was labeled “unemployable” by the state when he sought vocational rehabilitation. But Roberts refused to let his physical challenges hold him back. In...

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