Haben : the deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law / By Haben Girma.
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- ISBN: 9781538728727
- ISBN: 1538728729
- ISBN: 9781478992813
- ISBN: 1478992816
- ISBN: 9781538728710
- ISBN: 1538728710
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2019.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Hello and welcome (introduction) -- The expeditions begin -- War, kings, and the journey to freedom -- Gender and a load of bull -- The girl with the keyboard -- When they took my father -- Dancing in enchanted hills -- Operation get my parents to say yes -- Water fights in the desert -- Adventures in the African night -- Guarding a secret from the village -- A lift out of the latrine -- The confidence question -- The chapter my parents shouldn't read -- Play like no one's watching -- A positive blindness philosophy -- I don't believe fairytales, except this one -- Society's beliefs v. personal experiences : the PB&J case -- Never ever run from a bear -- The little dog that makes earthquakes -- Love is following me up an iceberg -- Not your typical Harvard Law School story -- Kicking butt, legally speaking -- The White House ADA celebration -- Epilogue.
Haben Girma advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change. She received the Helen Keller Achievement Award, and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben. Her work has been featured in the Financial Times, BBC, Washington Post, NPR, and more.
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