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Sam Denton, 79, Operates Switchboard At Gregory, April 1937

Sam Denton, 79, Operates Switchboard At Gregory, April 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 27, 1937
Caption
BLINDNESS NO OBSTACLE: For 32 years Sam Denton, 79 years old, shown above, has operated the Gregory switchboard in the rear of his grocery store. He has been blind for 54 years, but has always surmounted the obstacle.

Estabrook School decision delayed

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Parent Issue
Day
13
Month
December
Year
1978
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Softball's Boyer Overcomes Handicap

Softball's Boyer Overcomes Handicap image
Parent Issue
Day
29
Month
June
Year
1969
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John Boyer, June 1969

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 29, 1969
Caption
Softball Standout Ann Arbor's John Boyer, despite being born with a partially developed right arm, is one of the top players in the Recreation softball league. A former baseballer, Boyer also played hockey while a student at Ann Arbor High.

Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, At Home, January 29, 1995

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Ann Arbor News, January 29, 1995
Caption
Owen Eshenroder, 47, worked for the News nearly 19 years. He was a reporter covering the courts from 1970-75, when he resigned to spend a year traveling through Europe. He later worked in Eastern Michigan University's public information office and as a reporter at the Ypsilanti Press. He returned to The News in 1979 and spend four years covering Ann Arbor City Hall and local politics. In 1986 he was promoted to the position of assistant metro editor, and supervised reporters on a number of beats. During his career, he won several awards from state newspaper organizations for both writing and overseeing the publication of special sections. He was serving as Ypsilanti bureau chief at the time he suffered a severe stroke two years ago and is not on disability retirement. Last June, he was wed to Deborah Wentworth, a graphic artist at EMU, and they reside in Ann Arbor. He has a 16-year-old daughter, Emily, from a previous marriage, and two stepchildren, Nate and Julie Epton.

Marcus Francis Assists Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke, January 29, 1995

Marcus Francis Assists Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke, January 29, 1995 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 29, 1995
Caption
Owen Eshenroder gets an assist from Marcus Francis, a personal care attendant who helps him during the day.

Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke Uses Computer, January 29, 1995

Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke Uses Computer, January 29, 1995 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 29, 1995
Caption
To use the computer in his home office, Eshenroder uses a pivoting arm-support device, and types with only one finger.

Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke Works At His Computer, January 29, 1995

Ann Arbor Reporter, Owen Eshenroder, After Debilitating Stroke Works At His Computer, January 29, 1995 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 29, 1995
Caption
Above: personal care assistant Marcus Francis helps Eshenroder with range-of-motion exercises, an important part of Eshenroder's continuing therapy. Right, Eshenroder, works at the computer in his home office.