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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Deplorable Treatment of People with Intellectual Disabilities at Henry's Turkey Farm in Iowa : Disability History

For decades dozen of men with developmental disabilities lived in a old school house and worked at a turkey plant. No one knew the conditions and abuse they endured.

Hopefully the actual story of the these men's life will raise awareness and help prevent similar situations from occurring ever in the future.

The ‘Boys’ in the Bunkhouse

          Toil, abuse and endurance in the heartland.


CLICK HERE for Very Detailed N.Y.  Times Article

For Previous Posts on  Henry's Turkey Farm CLICK HERE

# originally posted March 2014, in honor of the 25th anniversary of ADA, as history of the disability community.

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