She was going blind at the age of 18. While most kids were looking forward to graduating from high school, she was instead staring at a future full of complete darkness. The doctors told her parents that there was no way that her sight could be saved; they would have to deal with having a disabled child.
With that, her parents gave up on her having a life after high school. There was no way that she was going to be able to live her life now.
But she wasn’t giving up just yet, not when she could still see. She wanted to see the sights of New York while she still could, before her sight went away forever. But she had a decision to make: did she really want to see everything she could before going blind forever, or did she want to stay home and await the inevitable?
- Podcast about living blind is not just for the blind (jsonline.com)
- Can a person, who was born deaf and blind and mute, think? (quora.com)
- E-Glasses Help People Who Are Legally Blind (wnep.com)
- When should a disabled person be entitled to claim disability Social Welfare? (politics.ie)
- Empowering the differently-abled: WE CARE FILM FESTIVAL (madaboutmoviez.com)
- Physical disabilities not a punishment from God, says Billy Graham (christiantoday.com)