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  • "He goes up and gets his beer, and this woman came up to him ... "
  • Sterling Lynk is the Executive Director of the Madison Area Down Syndrome Association in Madison, Wisconsin. The story he shares here describes a pivotal moment in his career as a professional advocate for individuals with Down syndrome - and hearing this story was pivotal for me. This and other early conversations with Sterling were instrumental in my decision to focus my oral history thesis on self-advocates with Down syndrome.
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