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Kay Chase’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to...

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A Mother’s Dedication

I will never be able to thank my Mom enough for learning braille. She knew braille before I did. When I...

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Stevie Wonder’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to...

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Dave’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to...

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Jessica’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to...

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Larry’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to...

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Wanting More: It’s All About Freedom

By Dave Wilkinson As a blind person, my immediate world consists of what I can touch, with ancillary information provided...

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A High Tolerance for Pain

By Dave Wilkinson I have never aspired to be a role model. The very idea makes me uncomfortable. Part of...

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Angela’s Story: Running

by Angela Theriault I am deaf and have Usher syndrome and am currently the director of the Deafblind Service Center...

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Kevin’s Story: Speed Skating

A deafblind speed skater skates as fast as he can to his dream. by Kevin Frost Like every little boy...

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Jason’s Story: Running

by Jason Corning I am hard-of-hearing and have acromatopsia, which means I have difficulty seeing in bright light. I use...

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Sarah’s Story: Ice Hockey and Tae kwon do

Sarah K. McMillen Ice Hockey I grew up in Albany, New York, and attended a mainstream school in Albany; I...

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Rachel’s Story: Triathlon

by Rachel Weeks When I was growing up, the question would often arise: ‘if given a choice, would you rather...

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Maricar’s Story: Running

by Maricar Marquez My first triathlon was the Seacrest-TOBAY Triathlon in Oyster Bay, New York. It consisted of three events:...

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Kristine’s Story: Swimming Triathlon

by Kristine D’Arbelles When Maricar brought up the notion of participating in a triathlon, I thought it was a terrific...

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