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Thursday, 1 October 2009

Library Thursdays: Kathy Conour from Diana & Kathy: Heart & Soul, dies

Last year, the library purchased an interesting documentary, Diana & Kathy: Heart & Soul, about two women who solved their living difficulties by sharing a house. Kathy Conour, who had cerebral palsy had physical limitations and was cared for by Diana Braun, who has Down syndrome and found other things challenging so she was in turn supported by Kathy. They were pleased with their ability to live independently and went around the US to help others advocate for themselves. This week Kathy died just before the documentary was due to be broadcast on US TV (PBS) nationwide. Kathy was an amazing woman and Diana is determined to continue their advocacy. If you haven't viewed the DVD yet, please borrow it from the library.

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