By Sylvia Longmire in The Matador Network.
You see us at almost every gate at every airport — the people in wheelchairs who board the plane first. Many times (and especially where I live in Florida) these passengers are senior citizens and simply can’t walk long distances. But some of us needing “special assistance” at airports and train stations are travelers who love exploring as much as anyone else. Although traveling for people with disabilities can often be much more challenging than it is for able-bodied tourists, we work hard to overcome these obstacles because of the rewards at our chosen destinations. Here are some things you might not know about travelers with disabilities.
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