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As to whether it is geometrically feasible, I have no idea. The question you should be asking is whether it is structurally feasible. I doubt there is any conceivable way to get a header that turns 120° and would provide enough support in the corner without a post there. I'm assuming that the dashed line is an existing wall. I would also evaluate whether ...
Contacting a manufacturer's representative is the only way to really know what it will take to make it happen. Typically they are happy to discuss projects because it allows them to qualify sales leads.
If you have plenty of time, and don't want to hire power tools, you can do it a bit at a time over several weeks (months?). It will be hard work but anyone can do it. That's a brick bolster and a club hammer, which is what I had to hand when I needed to break up some brickwork. You could try some other type of cold chisel or hammer. It depends what ...
Sounds like it is on a concrete slab. Nevertheless the suggestions of using a small slam hammer first, and see if that is sufficient, is the way to go. The bedding for the brick is mortar so it should break up pretty easily.
With a jackhammer. If that woman can use a jackhammer, then she can do it herself.
Another option would be to apply stone veneer to the faces and top of the steps, making it look like stone steps. I've considered doing that with mine.
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