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The High Road To Self-Support
The new handicap usually throws the man into a state of extreme discouragement. The loss of a hand, an arm, or a leg seems to the man formerly able-bodied an insuperable obstacle to his future economic activity. The prospective pension is the only mitigating feature of this depressing outlook, and he begins to calculate how he can exist on the meager stipend which will become his due....
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Title: The High Road To Self-Support
Creator: Douglas C. McMurtrie (author)
Date: June 1918
Format: Article
Publication: Carry On: Magazine on the Reconstruction of Disabled Soldiers and Sailors
Source: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc., M. C. Migel Library
Location: vol.1, no.1, pp.4-9
Keywords: Accommodations; Advocacy; American Red Cross; Amputees; Canada; Cripple; Douglas C. McMurtrie; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Field Hospital; France; Germany; Hospitals; Injuries; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Men; Military; Pension; Physical Disability; Rehabilitation; Schools; Self Help; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Soldiers; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Vocational Rehabilitation; War; Work; WWI
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy

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