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Connections: Karen Gaffney, Disability Justice Advocate

Karen Gaffney is a disability justice advocate who has Down Syndrome, and perhaps you saw her TEDx talk that has now been viewed tens of thousands of times. She speaks about a range of issues: the fight for inclusion, the R word, and her concern about the use of prenatal screening for selective abortion.

Karen is in Rochester to help lead a discussion on disability rights. She's a guest of Feminists for Nonviolent Choices, which is hosting a screeningof the film Lives Worth Living at the Little Theatre Thursday night, followed by a panel discussion. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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