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Tonya's Story

Tonya - Austin, Texas

Tonya has a very powerful story. In this video she talks about moving from Chicago, Illinois to Austin, Texas. She outlines the steps she took to make sure the move was successful and then discusses the things she did to become a part of her new community, such as acting and dancing. She also talks about a "New Self-Advocacy" that is about being comfortable with who you are.

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Oscar's Story

Oscar - Philadelphia PA

Oscar discusses Self Advocates United, an advocacy group started by and for self-advocates to teach legislative activism and to speak out on issues that are important to all self-advocates. A part of Self Advocates United, entitled Visions for Equality, aids specifically in this effort, promoting rights for people with disabilities.

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