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Atlanta to host expo for the disabled

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ATLANTA (AP) - Thousands of people with disabilities, their caregivers, wounded veterans and others are expected to converge on the Georgia World Congress Center for the annual Atlanta Abilities Expo.

In a release, event Spokeswoman Kevaleen Lara says the expo will feature exhibits, workshops and more for people with physical, learning, developmental and sensory disabilities.

Lara says complimentary loaner scooters, wheelchair repair and a power chair charging station will be available during the expo.

President and CEO of the expo David Korse says the event is meant to connect disabled people with life-enhancing products and services.

The event is being held February 8 through 10 and admission is free.

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