A day to appreciate a difference

Kristen Franks loves her sister Jacqueline. She loves her wit and her compassion and her work ethic and her tenacity.

She loves that Jacqueline has a job where she is valued and appreciated, and that the people she works with respect and admire her.

Kristen’s love for Jacqueline is full of quiet pride. See all that she is. All that she does. See how people like her. See how easy she is to like. This is what her eyes say.

When Jacqueline was born, 28 years ago, a doctor told her parents to institutionalize her. She might never walk. She might never talk. She would definitely never fit into the world.

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