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Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Stephanie McCall Pursues Writing Career


Last updated 6/12/2019 at 5:03pm

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with cerebral palsy. Or she might respond the other way around. Or she might say that she is a person with three published books or a person with two advanced degrees.

No matter what, McCall practices using person first language and encourages others to do so. Person first language identifies someone as a person and then adds additional identifiers. That’s important in a world in which people are ofte...

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