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2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown Image

2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown

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We are thrilled to hear one of our Idaho participants, Shannon Brown, was crowned 2018 Idaho Miss Amazing last Saturday, March 17. Shannon will move forward to compete in the National Miss Amazing pageant, August 3-6, in Chicago. Congratulations, Shannon! Shannon loves to volunteer, having given her time and efforts to the West Valley...

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Advocating for Accessibility and Inclusion

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In recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we asked our Peer Network members “Why accessibility and inclusion is a big deal to you?” Suzette – Caldwell, Idaho I am the mother of a beautiful young lady named Shannon. Shannon has been given the amazing opportunity to move into an...

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Our Story: Monique Image

Our Story: Monique

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My name is Monique Casbeer. My dad was in the military and we frequently moved around the United States. He retired when I was fourteen years old and Montana became my permanent home. I have two Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Applied Math, and two Master degrees in...

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Our Story: Suzette and Shannon

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Married for thirty years, I am the mother of a bright fifteen year old son and a beautiful twenty-eight year old daughter, Shannon. We love to get out, go camping, and spend time in the mountains.  I love to read.  Shannon loves to bowl and enjoys time with grandma....

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Our Story: Sandra Image

Our Story: Sandra

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I was born in Medaryville, Indiana at a mid-wife home in October, 1946. Although I arrived two months premature, I had a safe weight of five pounds, four ounces. I grew up in Medaryville and at fourteen I fell off a horse and fractured my skull. My inner ear...

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Our Story: Christine and David

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I was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming in ’61 and grew up in Nebraska in a small town called Maxwell. In 1979, I had a diving accident which rendered me a quadriplegic. Life with a spinal cord injury has its many challenges from being independent to becoming dependent on other individuals. Moving...

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Our Story: Rick With His Daughter

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My wife and I grew up in southeastern Idaho, living a block from each other. Being high school sweethearts, we have been married for thirty-four years. Neither of us had been touched by someone special in our younger years. We were blessed with our son in 1983 and our...

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