PBS NewsHour

Story Sheds Light on Treatment of People With Disabilities

Clip: Season 2012 | 6m 24s

A New York Times bestseller, Rachel Simon's "The Story of Beautiful Girl" explores empathy and tolerance in the form of a love story where characters with disabilities overcome heavyweight obstacles. Judy Woodruff and Simon discuss how society deals with disabilities and how they are portrayed in literary works.

Aired: 02/09/12

Rating: NR

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