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Amanda Autore Had a Different Idea


After Amanda Autore suffered a traumatic brain injury, her chemistry professor suggested she leave the major.

“That was a slap in the face,” Autore recalled.

Instead, she established the first Rutgers club for students with disabilities.

“I can still go and get my Ph.D. if I want to,” she said. “Which I do.”


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Ali Schroeter

Professor: Khadijah White
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