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April Dunn, an advocate for people with disabilities who worked for the governor of Louisiana, died of complications of the coronavirus on Saturday in Baton Rouge. She was 33.
Her death was announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards. “April worked hard as an advocate for herself and other members of the disability community,” he said.
Ms. Dunn was a very visible presence in the State Capitol. As chair of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, she gave frequent testimony and urged lawmakers to enact laws that could bring the marginalized into life’s mainstream. She was…