Poster from the Red Cross with an American Flag and a soldier who has had one leg amputated. The words read "Facing the Future: Uncle Sam offers training to every man disabled in the service. See that your man takes it. Ask the Red Cross."

Poster from the Red Cross with an American Flag and a soldier who has had one leg amputated. The words read 'Facing the Future: Uncle Sam offers training to every man disabled in the service. See that your man takes it. Ask the Red Cross.'

The Red Cross helped American veterans who returned from war with debilitating injuries and disabilities find training and new jobs so that they could support themselves and participate fully in society.

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In their own words

Those with disabilities share their personal stories.

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Missouri History Museum exhibition

Americans with Disabilities Act: 20 Years Later.
June 26, 2010
to Jan 8, 2012

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