[nfbwatlk] What do you think about this?

Kaye Kipp kkipp123 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 13:46:02 UTC 2012

I don't like that metaphor.  I never have liked it.  I wonder why it is that 
the word blind is used that way. as in, "I once was lost but now I'm found; 
was blind but now I see."

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "debby phillips" <semisweetdebby at gmail.com>
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Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2012 2:15 AM
Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] What do you think about this?

> Hi
> hi Lauren, yes!  Exactly!  I could hardly read the rest of the article 
> because I was so ticked off about the valley of the blind.  No wonder we 
> still have trouble with the public's attitudes and employers not wanting 
> to hire us, and abbl the rest, with attitudes like that.  I grew up 
> thinking that the "print students" is what they were called at the school 
> for the blind, were better than me.  To have sight would be the solution 
> to all my problems.  So many of us had that attitude, I think.  My pastor 
> told me the other night that he hopes ! I get to the place where I can say 
> that being blind is beautiful.  Interesting concept.  Definitely not there 
> yet.    Peace,    Debby
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