Category Archives: Stories

UPDATE: Future Travels, Fundraising and Mailing Address

Hello friends and family:   Thank you so much for your outpouring of support after my latest journal expressing my hardships of life in Nigeria. I feel the love all the way over here and feel so blessed to have … Continue reading

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Blog: How I Came to Learn Tactile

Just a few days ago I had the chance to meet up with an old college buddy of mine from Gallaudet in Boston, what a relief it was to find him after a lot of dead-end searches. Alex is a … Continue reading

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Blog: DeafBlind Necessities in our Bags

Last night two pals and I decided on Honey Hole as our first watering hole before going to a goodbye party at a bowling alley. Honey Hole, a small quaint comfy bar on Pike near Broadway has been a favorite … Continue reading

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Vlog: New Sign for “Usher Syndrome” and “Sighted” People

Bonjour again! Seems like I’m itching to vlog every day of this week – so many ideas, so many topics to cover! Hopefully I’ll find volunteers willing to transcribe every and each of these vlogs… pronto! I have a special … Continue reading

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Film: In the Land of Silence and Darkness

I am positively and utterly speechless. I have too many thoughts rushing in my mind, and my heart is tugging. I am overcome with emotion after seeing these two short clips from German director Werner Herzog’s documentary, “In the Land of … Continue reading

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No Sight, No Sound

Here is an article about a developmentally delayed Deaf Blind 5- year old boy in Virginia and how his parents cope with raising him. I like how his parents tailored the communication methods & textured the house so that their … Continue reading

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Blindness & Poverty In Canada

Worth reading for those blind & living in Canada. This article made me feel very, very fortunate I just got a well-paid part-time job as a teacher. I have no clue what the poverty rate among the blind is in … Continue reading

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