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Bill would replace 'handicapped' in state law

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.

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Home adapted to age needs

Home adapted to age needs

After nearly 30 years in her midtown home, Elaine Nathanson figured she'd done all the major remodeling she needed to.

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Home adapted to age needs

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.

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Home adapted to age needs

Custom extras such as open shelves at the end of the vanity were added to the accessible bathroom.

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Home adapted to age needs

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.

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Home adapted to age needs

Hilda Nathanson walks through the doorway of her living room with the family dog, Teddy.

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Home adapted to age needs

The new bathroom has a wide, open space under the sink to accommodate wheelchairs or dressing chairs.

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Home adapted to age needs

Home adapted to age needs

Open floor space in the bathroom allows plenty of room for a wide shower entrance and dressing chair.

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Home adapted to age needs

Hilda Nathanson rests on her hallway railing, which was fit to her size.

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Home adapted to age needs

Home adapted to age needs

Stylish, modern faucets in the bathroom are operable with one hand.

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Public housing to show its new face downtown

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.

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Magnificent Madera

Magnificent Madera

By Doug Kreutz

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Love between German, Pole lives for decades despite Iron Curtain

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.

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Letters to the editor

Palpable irony in court's oath

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Community event

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Disabled kids adding to Haiti's list of intractable miseries

Disabled kids adding to Haiti's list of intractable miseries

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.

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