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A bar on Capitol Hill was made wheelchair-accessible long before the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed.
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A bar on Capitol Hill was made wheelchair-accessible long before the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed.

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA may be best known for requiring the creation of ramps in public places to accommodate people who use wheelchairs. It helped open doors to employment, stores, and everything else the general public can access.

But as Corbbmacc O’Connor reports, one Capitol Hill bar thought about accessibility long before the signing of the ADA...

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