Students: Making It the Hard Way

Robert Martin Arhelger, 29, is one of the top third-year students at Stanford University Law School. Naturally, he was interested in seeing representatives of the best firms on campus during the fall and winter. But he felt he ought to tell them something about himself before any actual meeting. Dear Sir, read his letter, "I am slightly different from other law students you meet. I have cerebral palsy."

Arhelger has been almost completely crippled all his life. He is unable to feed himself. He sometimes needs help turning pages of a book. He cannot write, and when he dictates exam...

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