Theresa Vargas

For Theresa Vargas's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Woman with Down syndrome pushes for her independence

Jul 28, 2013

Woman with Down syndrome pushes for her independence

It wasn’t her turn to talk, but early on in a hearing that will determine the limits of her independence, Margaret Jean Hatch stood up in a Newport News, Virginia, courtroom and cut the judge off in midsentence. “I don’t need guardianship,” she declared. ...