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No one will ever know why Robin Williams took his own life. That is not for us to know. However, for us to even entertain the suggestion that disability was the primary contributing factor is shameful, telling and chilling all at once.
As a wheelchair user and college student, I became frustrated with how the general public perceives and treats people with disabilities. In 2011, I founded a program called A Day in a Wheelchair on Trinity College's campus.