About Deborah McFadden
Deborah McFadden, spent four and a half years in a wheelchair, from ages 23 to 27. A freak virus shut her system down. Intensive therapy helped her to walk again.
“I remember being introduced — when people said, ‘This is my handicapped friend, Debbie.’
“No,” she said. ” ‘I’m Debbie.’ “
After leaving government service, Deborah ran a highly respected adoption agency.