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  • Berkeley balcony collapse survivor: 'My life has been changed forever'

    Aoife Beary, a 21-year-old Irishwoman who survived last year's balcony collapse in Berkeley, on Aug. 10, 2016 urged lawmakers to support Senate Bill 465 for greater scrutiny of building contractors. The balcony collapse occurred during Beary's birthday party. The bill is pending in the Assembly. Video courtesy of California Channel.

Aoife Beary, a 21-year-old Irishwoman who survived last year's balcony collapse in Berkeley, on Aug. 10, 2016 urged lawmakers to support Senate Bill 465 for greater scrutiny of building contractors. The balcony collapse occurred during Beary's birthday party. The bill is pending in the Assembly. Video courtesy of California Channel. Alexei Koseff akoseff@sacbee.com
Aoife Beary, a 21-year-old Irishwoman who survived last year's balcony collapse in Berkeley, on Aug. 10, 2016 urged lawmakers to support Senate Bill 465 for greater scrutiny of building contractors. The balcony collapse occurred during Beary's birthday party. The bill is pending in the Assembly. Video courtesy of California Channel. Alexei Koseff akoseff@sacbee.com
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