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Article
December 1976

Out of Sight

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(12):2166. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040826018

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Abstract

The author, who is himself blind because of retinal disease, and nine of his blind friends recreate their experiences from the time they became blind to the final adjustment. The author stresses how important it is to educate the sighted to the real problems, feelings, and talents of the blind. The blind person should not be seen as an object of pity or charity, but he should be recognized as a human being who happens not to be sighted, who retains an equal right to jobs, education, recreation, and opportunities for fulfillment.

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