University Of Iowa Student Doesn’t Let Disability Become Barrier To Human Connection

CHICAGO – Hannah Soyer was at the beginning of her life when she was forced to think of its end.Lexi Ewoldt applies eye shadow for Hannah Soyer as they get ready for a night on the town Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in Chicago. The two, along with Soyer's other helper Naomi Nothdurft (not pictured) were in the Windy City to have dinner and attend the Matt Nathanson concert at the Riviera Theatre.

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