Wow. That whole letter is correct. On 6/29/09, Allison and Chip Orange <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > The blind deserve and earn respect > > I was disappointed that the Division of Blind Services lost the state > contract to run the food concession stands in state office buildings a few > years back. I used to savor the moment of buying a newspaper and enjoying a > Coke on the honor system at the state Blind Services delis. It was a special > luxury to do business with the blind at the Koger Center and in the R.A. > Gray Building. > > My German grandfather was 99-percent deaf and yet he was a very smart man of > many talents. He was fortunate to attend Heidelberg University in a program > for the deaf and developed a mastery of playing the organ and was a master > gardener. When he was 84, he went back to college to study hydraulics, a > lifelong ambition come true. > > Once on Park Avenue here while I was waiting for a bus, a blind man at the > bus stop told me that the blind are subject to abuse much like elder abuse. > Another blind man once told me of the difficulty with an American public > that assumes everyone is sighted. And has a car. > > With more premature births comes a deaf and blind condition that may mean > the number of deaf or blind babies in the population is increasing. We need > to respect the blind. > > MARJORIE L. WRIGHT > > Check out the TABI resource web page at > http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI > > to unsubscribe send a message, containing a subject line of the word > unsubscribe, to tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > > if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web > interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject. > Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI to unsubscribe send a message, containing a subject line of the word unsubscribe, to tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.