Monthly Archives: March 2009

African Journal #28: Departure from Usherhood

The sun is shining. Thermometers are exploding at 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Maitama has become my new zip code in Abuja. At the Christian Blind Missionary, Disability Rights Unit, 13 Okemesi Crescent, the staff are upbeat and the office desk has … Continue reading

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411: Blind Mammals at the New England Aquarium

This is for you animal lovers! Hat tip to Jeff Ives of the New England Aquarium for sharing this blog post written by one of his staff. It’s got videos, pictures and stories of different mammals who are blind – … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Gijs Bruggemann

Spotlight on GIJS BRUGGEMANN Gijs Bruggemann is a 32 year old man with Usher Syndrome, lives in the heart of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Bruggemann grew up attending a Deaf school in Amsterdam with total communication. He was diagnosed with Usher … Continue reading

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Opinion: Fed Up With CNN

I have been silent til now. Call it apathy. I’m always advocating, sometimes I take a back seat to it, thinking others would notice and take the issues headon. But I don’t see anyone standing up to CNN and telling … Continue reading

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