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Resource ID: #20029
Subject: Disabilities
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Date: Sept. 28


The Journal reports that "an epidemic of urban violence has created a whole new class of wheelchair user, which in turn is driving the fastest growing niche in the nation's $475 million-a-year wheelchair industry. Many of the buyers are young African American men not content with the heavy, chrome prototypical wheelchair of old."

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