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How I Prevailed and Progressed Forward

How I Prevailed and Progressed Forward By Karen Lynn April 2008 Dear Professor Frare, colleagues, friends, family, and students of the Kean University Historical Society. It is an honor, and a privilege, to stand before you this afternoon. Thank you

Between Reality and Mythos

Between Reality and Mythos by Sean Dineen April 2008 – Volume 4, Issue 4 It is a well understood truth that storytelling is an effective way of explaining how the world works. It does so by distilling large concepts into

Different Stages in a Learning Disabled Writer’s Life

Different Stages in a Learning Disabled Writer’s Life By Karen Lynn March 2008 Back in the spring of 1970, I reflect upon the days of my young life. I remember being full of energy, being enthusiastic, and working as a

Thriving in an Un-Accepting Society and World

Thriving in an Un-Accepting Society and World By Karen Lynn-Chlup February, 2008 Many, many years ago, I was born into this world. I was a delightful, loving, child who smiled continuously, and, who gave my parents only pleasure. But 5

Self Made Destiny

Self Made Destiny By Karen Lynn May 2007 Their were fifteen people that evening, assembled all in a circle, arm lengths apart. I walked into the room, and sat down and took my place amongst them. “Good Evening everybody.” “For

If I Can You Can

By Karen Lynn April, 07 Many, many years ago, when I was only 5 months old, I became paralyzed due to a DPT shot and a doctor who refused to listen to a wise woman, whom I called mama. Over

Travel and Travail

Travel and Travail By Karen Lynn April 07 I woke up early that Wednesday morning, scurried to get ready to hit the security gates of the LAX International Airport. My destination, to reach terminal B, at Newark Liberty, where I

Scientific Advancements Overshadowing Human Values in Regards to People with Disabilities

Scientific Advancements Overshadowing Human Values in Regards to People with Disabilities By Karen Lynn March 2006 Dear Ms. Lasek, fellow friends, and facility. I am honored to be asked here, today, to be one of your guest speakers. Even though