"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth." -- John Singer Sargent

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Justin Dart

This 2010 painting of Justin Dart, Jr. by Richard Bryant Treanor is appears on an historical marker in Southwest Washington, DC. celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
“Justin Dart Jr. moved to Southwest Washington to work for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As an energetic neighbor rushing through the lobby in his wheelchair, his Southwest DC neighbors fondly remember Justin. Never without his cowboy hat and boots from his home state of Texas, or his wife Yoshiko form Japan, Justin accomplished wonders for Americans with disabilities for the passage and implementation of the ADA, right up to the time of his death in 2002. His friends and family continue to work for the rights of people with disabilities. Justin Dart, Jr. lived in Waterside Towers at 907 6th Street, SW for many years."
"Justin Dart, Jr."
Richard B. Treanor

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