“Disability act marked turnaround 25 years ago, but work to be done”

Life can change in a second. Marca Bristo knows that.

Her second happened in 1977. The then-23-year-old world traveler and career woman inhaled deeply as she watched the waves on Lake Michigan. Next, she dove headfirst into the blue water and — suddenly — into life with a disability.

Chicago Tribune July 21, 2015