In the past three decades, the number of Americans who are on disability has skyrocketed. The rise has come even as medical advances have allowed many more people to remain on the job, and new laws have banned workplace discrimination against the disabled.
After repeated requests by her coaches at Lexington High to the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Sami Stoner was granted a waiver allowing her to run cross country while using her guide dog, Chloe. Stoner is legally blind as a result of macular degeneration. Courtesy of the stoner family