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High School Junior "Writes Own Rules for Success"
May 13, 2003

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--Seventeen-year-old David Kuriniec has already shown that he is an advocate for people with disabilities, reported Chicago's NBC5 News.

When Kuriniec, who has cerebral palsy, couldn't get through a school door, he wrote an article about it for the Stevenson High School newspaper. After the article was published, the accessible door was installed.

He also got the attention of lawmakers and President Bush.

The junior plans to run for political office and continue advocating for disability rights.

Entire article:
Stevenson Junior Writes Own Rules for Success (NBC5 News)

http://www.nbc5.com/news/2198720/detail.html

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