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ABC News Profiles Walgreen's Employment Program

February 11, 2008

ABC's World News with Charles Gibson profiled the Walgreens distribution center in Anderson, S.C., which employs people with autism and other disabilities. The program was started by Walgreens executive Randy Lewis, who has a 19-year-old son with autism.

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