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The big winner in tonight’s broadcast of the Primetime Emmy Awards was the HBO movie “Temple Grandin” based on the life of Dr. Temple Grandin, who overcame her autism to become a world renowned animal scientist and advocate for people with disabilities.

In October, Dr. Grandin was in Chicago to be recognized by the American Meat Institute and came out to meet students and tour the facilities of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. We were honored to be joined by Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and daughter Elizabeth

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Dr. Temple Grandin at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences joined by Eli’s Marc and Maureen Schulman and Joan Muhlbauer.

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Dr. Grandin with  FFA student leaders at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences and Advisory Board Co-Chairs Marc Schulman and Rouhy Shalabi.

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Dr. Temple Grandin visits the barn of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences with Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and David Gilligan, the former Principal before being named Chief High School Officer for the Chicago Public Schools and Principal William Hook.

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Dr. Temple Grandin with Lucille Shaw, the Assistant Principal of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.