When Myra Brown was 15 years old, she interviewed her mother, Bonnie. A single parent, Bonnie is intellectually disabled with a low IQ and has supported her family by working at the same Wendy’s restaurant just outside of Philadelphia for over 18 years.

Click here to listen to Bonnie and Myra’s original StoryCorps interview.

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