WyomingNews.com: If Cheyenne native Tricia Mason has learned anything in her 35 years, it’s that a person is always a person first, regardless of their height, weight, eye color or abilities.
It’s a lesson she learned early in life, and it’s something she never forgets as she works each day to provide opportunities to people who might not have had them otherwise.
Born in Cheyenne in 1977, Mason’s early life here was not unlike that of her peers, except she was born with dwarfism. But she wasn’t going to let that change anything.
Since 2008, Mason has worked as a deputy director for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities. Her job is to coordinate residential and employment support for people with disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.
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