Heidi Van Arnem papers 1977-2003 1994-2001

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Heidi Van Arnem papers 1977-2003 1994-2001

Entrepreneur and disability rights activist from Birmingham, Michigan. The collection document’s Van Arnem’s life and career through news clippings, columns that Heidi Van Arnem wrote for the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, business materials, files relating to her advocacy and fundraising efforts, and visual materials.

3 linear feet and 1 oversized volume.

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Heidi Van Arnem was born July 31, 1966. In 1983, at the age of 16, she was paralyzed after an accidental shooting; she was shot in the neck, severing her spinal cord. She became a quadriplegic. Van Arnem returned to school and was graduated from Lahser High School in 1985. She attended Oakland University, graduating in 1989, and enrolled in law school at University of Detroit. Because of her health, Ms. Van Arnem withdrew from law school and instead established her own travel agency...