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  1. Blind Kenyan Runner Has Far-Reaching Vision

    NPR has a wonderful story of childhood friends, Henry Wanyoike and Joseph Kibunja who started running together as children 30 years ago and are still running in competition today.  That is a remarkable story enough, but even more compelling is that Wanyoike is blind from a stroke that cost him his sight and Kibunja is […]

    Jul 16, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  2. The Blind Woman Who Sees Rain, But Not Her Daughter’s Smile

    “Once her belief was sanctified by science, her sight got better and better…” I first read about blindsight back in high school, reading an essay by Oliver Sacks and was absolutely intrigued by the thought of seeing without sight. Now there is a wonderful vignette on NPR by Lulu Miller that talks about blindsight (be sure to listen to […]

    May 27, 2014 — Read more No Comments