Street Beat: Disabilities, Victory Day, Hands4Detroit

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This week on Street Beat, Host Syma Chowdhry explores what is being done for people with disabilities around Detroit.

First she speaks with Joe Dzenowagis and Rodney Perry from the Macomb-Oakland Regional Center about the work to keep people with disabilities within their communities and out of institutions.

Then correspondent Tayler Muzichuk discusses the inner workings of the Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped with the lead librarian Anne Mandel.

Syma then talks with the football coach at Trenton High School Aaron Segedi about giving cognitively and physically impaired kids a chance to participate in a real football game during Victory Day. Katie Tracy a volunteer of Victory Day and student at Trenton High School reveals what Victory day meant for her during a time of great hardship.

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Syma then talks with the football coach at Trenton High School Aaron Segedi about giving cognitively and physically impaired kids a chance to participate in a real football game during Victory Day. Katie Tracy a volunteer of Victory Day and student at Trenton High School reveals what Victory day meant for her during a time of great hardship.

Finally correspondent Ken Bryant speaks with Rev. Melanie Carey of United Methodist Church about the ways Hands 4 Detroit is beautifying the city of Detroit and what you can do to help.

Hear the full stories during Street Beat on Sunday at 11 a.m. on CW50.

Archived video is always available at CW50Detroit.com/streetbeat.

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