Guatemala: A disabled women's struggle for more independence

From transportation to building access, getting around in Guatemala City can be a struggle, when not downright dangerous, for disabled people, but one government worker is trying to change that.

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    It's tough getting around the largest city in Central America if you're in a wheelchair.

    Many in Guatemala City remain trapped at home because of the lack of wheelchair-friendly buildings.

    But one woman is determined to get things moving for disabled people.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports.


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