Jo Lynam worried about her daughter's ability to get a job because she couldn't read or write. Turns out, that's what made her perfectly suited for her new career.
Meet Emma Lynam, a 21-year-old from Queensland, Australia who has Down syndrome and autism and was never able to learn to read or write. Remarkably, she's now a successful businesswoman: She runs her own paper-shredding business--and her inability to read makes her an ideal person to handle confidential documents from companies and banks. How cool is that?
Check out what her life is like when she's on the job.