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See Sam Run: a Mother's Story of Autism

Description: Thousands of children are diagnosed with autism each year, with a rate of occurrence of 1 in 150 births, compared to 5 per 10,000 just two decades ago. This astounding escalation has professionals scrambling to explain why the devastating neurological disorder, which profoundly affects a person’s language and social development, is on the rise. Are we simply getting better at diagnosing autism, or is a modern health crisis unfolding before us?
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Date: May 15, 2008
Creator: Heinkel-Wolfe, Peggy
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Charlye Heggins, February 19, 2013

Description: Interview with former Denton City Council member Charlye Heggins as part of the UNT African American Remembrance Project. The interview includes Heggins' personal experiences about her childhood, raising a family, doing volunteer work in Denton, and being involved with Texas politics. She particularly talks about discrimination and race issues in Denton during the 1970s and '80s. It includes an appendix with photographs and an article about her death.
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Date: February 19, 2013
Creator: Stallings, Chelsea & Heggins, Charlye
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Ten Spurs, Volume 2, 2008

Description: Annual publication of The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference held by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism. This volume includes the eleven literary non-fiction pieces selected from the conference submissions as well as illustrations and author biographies.
Date: 2008
Creator: Getschow, George
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism