Bill Lowell, an epileptic and a disbetic was forced out of his state job on disability several years ago. He now acts as an advocate for disabled rights, especially for public transit. Lowell advocated for affordable dining and something he called “man-sized toilets” in his town, West Sacramento.
Bill Lowell, an epileptic and a disbetic was forced out of his state job on disability several years ago. He now acts as an advocate for disabled rights, especially for public transit. Lowell advocated for affordable dining and something he called “man-sized toilets” in his town, West Sacramento. Jay Mather Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
Bill Lowell, an epileptic and a disbetic was forced out of his state job on disability several years ago. He now acts as an advocate for disabled rights, especially for public transit. Lowell advocated for affordable dining and something he called “man-sized toilets” in his town, West Sacramento. Jay Mather Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
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December 06, 2015 06:00 AM

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