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Jul 08, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Employment specialist and open source advocate Robert MacEwan
changed his career plans after doing some 'temporary' work at the
Beaufort County Developmental Center (BCDC) in Washington, N.C.
Now, instead of pursuing a degree in computer science, he's
pursuing a path that makes a difference in the lives of
developmentally disabled adults.
"MacEwan's career path may have veered in a different direction,
but he hasn't abandoned his first love, technology--specifically
open source technology. In 2001, while attending a community
college in Greenville, N.C., MacEwan and his wife had to move to
Washington to care for her mother..."