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PACER Center Co-Founder Paula Goldberg Dies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- People across the country are remembering a fierce leader for children with disabilities.

Paula Goldberg passed away Sunday morning. She started The PACER Center more than 40 years ago as a way for parents of children with special needs to connect.

Paula Goldberg
Paula Goldberg (credit: Sheryl Sandberg/Facebook)

PACER grew into a national leader in advocating for disabled youth and bullying prevention.

Goldberg's daughter-in-law, Meta Platforms COO Sheryl Sandberg, said Sunday on Facebook that Goldberg inspired her family to be passionate about changing the world and dedicated to getting things done.

Goldberg is survived by her son Robert, and five grandchildren.


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