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February 9, 2018
From Oklahoma to Belgium

Transplant a young girl from the decidedly western surroundings of Oklahoma to the old world charm of Belgium and anything can happen. For Rhanda Hasley a desire to experience the languages and customs of other cultures was ignited that burns...

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February 9, 2018
Petting a Lion at the MGM Grand Hotel

While roaming the MGM Grand hotel, Marlaina Lieberg was told she needed to leave the area as her guide dog Vista was agitating the resident MGM lion nearby. Sensing a once-in-a-lifetime experience, she agreed on the condition that she be...

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February 9, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Vows

Renee Byrd and her husband’s relationship started as a longstanding friendship between two couples. After each suffered the loss of a spouse, that friendship eventually deepened into a relationship that became a marriage.

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February 9, 2018
Remembering Christmas Trees

For Stephanie Hurd, family holidays growing up are cherished memories and remembering them with her sister and mother a favorite holiday pastime. From toppled Christmas trees to motherly pranks the holidays were never boring.

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February 9, 2018
Experiencing a Wedding

When Dennis Parrone attended the wedding of his own best man’s daughter, he wanted to soak in every detail. New technology enabled a sighted assistant hundreds of miles away to see everything from his seat and give him a narrative...

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January 13, 2018
Using Aira to enhance Personal Independence

Dustin has found personal independence since using Aira. He no longer has to ask friends or family for help. Dustin recently called in to Aira and went shopping with his smart glasses for the first time. All with a shopping...

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December 30, 2017
Passion for Radio

At the “See what I’m Sayin'” radio show studio in Indianapolis, Lee Martin speaks with Florence Myers-McSwain, Michael Law, and Bill Sparks about what it’s like working in radio as blind individuals. Each person talks about their history with radio...

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December 30, 2017
Using Uber and Aira to explore the city

Barbara Lombardi is very thankful for Uber and Aira and the freedom that these services afford her to explore her city in a way she never could have done.

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December 30, 2017
When a grade school goes above and beyond for a blind student

Robert Martin went into higher education because of the impact of the school system in his home town in the Appalachian mountains in Edmond, South Carolina. After going blind at age 13, his local school recorded his classes while he...