TEMPE — Juliet Martinez has been using a wheelchair since age 8, after she received an overdose of chemotherapy drugs. But she doesn’t consider herself handicapped or disabled.
After nearly 30 years in her midtown home, Elaine Nathanson
figured she'd done all the major remodeling she needed to.
Hilda Nathanson sits in the living room of her new space. The room is part of an addition to the home of her daughter Elaine Nathanson.
Custom extras such as open shelves at the end of the vanity were added to the accessible bathroom.
The living room in the 900-square-foot addition is user-friendly with helpful, accessible features such as a wide hall, wide walkways around furniture and handrails along the hallway.
Hilda Nathanson walks through the doorway of her living room with the family dog, Teddy.
The new bathroom has a wide, open space under the sink to accommodate wheelchairs or dressing chairs.
Open floor space in the bathroom allows plenty of room for a wide shower entrance and dressing chair.
Hilda Nathanson rests on her hallway railing, which was fit to her size.
Stylish, modern faucets in the bathroom are operable with one hand.
The steel grid rising alongside the Ronstadt Transit Center just
north of East Congress Street is a public housing project that will
restore the name Martin Luther King to downtown Tucson.
MIESZKOWICE, Poland — For five decades, she kept his picture in
her wallet — a black-and-white snapshot of a handsome young Polish
man with brooding eyes.
Palpable irony in court's oath
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Her frail body lies almost motionless
inside a rusted metal crib. Her diaper is soiled, but she doesn't
cry. At 9 months old, she weighs just 5 pounds.