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Monday, October 20, 2014

May 2007 tornado

Ability Works helps the disabled become able

When the tornado destroyed the Ability Works building in 2007, the damage threatened to cripple the company’s ability to help its clients become self-sufficient despite their disabilities.

With the same fortitude and motivation of their clients, the staff at Ability Works continued to work even after they were relocated in a temporary home at the old Walmart building — donated by the University of Mississippi — while a new building was constructed.

A year later, Ability Works was back up and fully functional in its new home.

Last week, Ability Works offered tours of its new facility to the community. (October 11, 2010, Page 6A)

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