A few months ago I submitted an article to the Blind New World website, based in Massachusetts in the USA. Basically, I wrote the article, sent it to them and forgot about it.
So you can imagine my surprise when I learned that the article had been published.
Not only was I delighted that my article had made the grade, but it’s led to me making a new friend. A fellow blind writer in Milwaukee read the article and was moved to contact me. Since then Carla and I have been chatting via email and, shortly before Christmas, via phone.
Never underestimate the impact your words and experiences may have on those who read them – and thank you, Carla for reminding me of this all-important lesson!
Here’s the link to my article:
and while you’re there, why not read some of the other inspiring stories from other visually impaired people who refuse to let their lack of sight control what they can achieve…