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Paralyzed Army veteran works toward becoming a pilot

Reuters HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES Aug 30, 2019, 06.05 PM (IST)

Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work is central to their identity. Both are disabled. Americans with disabilities, physical and cognitive, in recent months have been joining the workforce at a faster pace than those without disabilities, according to data collected by organizations that work with the disabled.