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Making A Salon Accessible For A Wheelchair


Jean Marie Lawrence is an emergency management planner here at UTC.

She has muscular dystrophy - and not long ago, she was looking for a salon that was wheelchair-friendly.


Despite the Americans with Disabilities Act, Jean Marie says not all salons are set up for people who use wheelchairs.


But, the owners of a salon on Chattanooga’s North Shore made quite an effort for her - and she told us how…