Handicap Parking Abuse: Why those living with disabilities are fed up

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Source:  https://www.wwltv.com / May 16, 2018


LOCKPORT, La. — Danielle Gaubert and Andrea Gouaux grew up together in Lockport, La.

As kids, they played softball together and splashed through the water in Grand Isle. As adults, they share tragedy.

Gaubert was severely injured in a car accident 27 years ago. The crash killed her boyfriend and left Gaubert paralyzed from the chest down.

“My hands are affected. You can see how they’re … ugly,” Danielle Gaubert said. “And I can’t move my legs. I can’t stand up or anything.”

Andrea Gouaux’s ability to stand and walk was taken away four years ago.

“It’s just very hard to get used to. Coming from being very independent,” Andrea Gouaux said.

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