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Shapiro Receives Award for Accessibility

Phil Shapiro has received a People’s Choice Award for Accessibility
on the web site. The site celebrates open source
software and open source culture. It’s sponsored by Red Hat — and
the editors are always looking for new contributing writers. Shapiro
has been a contributing writer since 2011. The site gets more than a
million visitors per month. Shapiro is most proud of “The Day My
Mind Became Open Sourced.” Read it here.

Shapiro has been an educator, teaching students from pre-school to graduate school for the past 35 years. He currently works at a public library in the Washington, DC area, helping youth and adults use their public Linux stations.

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