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As a recovering Catholic, I am not particularly religious. Gospel Music connects with me, just like my first love, the blues. It is an expression of the human spirit. A celebration of life. I ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 07:10 AM PST with 8 Recommends
How cruel is this…? They know if a person has the physical human handicap of total blindness they would never be able to secure a weapons permit, just as a (total) blind person would probably not ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 12:54 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
A video is going viral showing a woman's reaction to her treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England. It made her break down in tears - of joy. Joanne Milne had been born ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 08:14 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
Very poignant video that illustrates how words will manipulate you, even when it's for the good, you still have been skilfully handled. Hello Frank Luntz! thinkingblue Frank I. Luntz , is an ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 06, 2014 at 08:56 AM PST with 1 Recommend
According to a recent article in the Des Moines Register, a "shall issue" gun law passed in 2010 has allowed more than 50 registered sex offenders permits to carry guns in public. This is in ...
by mollyjb
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 04:10 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
When you are blind, the difference between 4 miles and 27 miles in Los Angeles can be dramatic. Here is Mr. Collins’ story. ORIGINAL REPORTING: CCM publisher Sara Warner profiles Mr. Femi Collins,
by CACourtsMonitor
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 11:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com Recently, we heard the FAA is dangerously shutting down human operations in about a quarter to a third of the airports in America – more than 150 ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Did you know that federal agencies have to buy some goods from non-profits that hire blind or disabled workers? Well, they do, and that means that sequestration ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Oh what a difference a couple of days make. Just a few days ago, the Romney camp pounced on the Obama administration's handling of a blind Chinese activist who was being persecuted by local ...
by Orcas George
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The video is of an eight-year-old blind-autistic child named Jacob. The fine acoustic guitar player is a musician in downtown Lawrence, Kansas on May 13, 2012. When the 'comment' section of this ...
by Olympia
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 09:12 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I am taking a two day class in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. I oversee Federal, State and Local funded projects and this class was something that I could use as part of my "...
by Missys Brother
Comment Count 86 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 03:37 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
From today's edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Keri Wilkins is incensed. She is a librarian passionately committed to serving the blind and physically handicapped in 29 counties, the entire ...
by aravir
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 06:34 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
THE "P.R.I.C.E." WE PAY "Prejudice, Racism, Injustice, Corruption, Execration" Their trained to kill, demonstrate ...
by SulleeJ
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 27, 2011 at 09:25 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It’s a great time to be blind. Seventy years after I hit this earth I am discovering each day things that make life easier and more fun for those of us without the benefit of working eyes.  For ...
by Blind Handyman
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Sep 05, 2011 at 10:48 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
It is difficult for blind parents in Zambia to find work, so their children often become beggars at an early age to earn money for food and rent. As the government here begins to ...
by Global Press Institute
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 03:05 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This story is about a Kiwi. Not a bird of the same name... nor a person from New Zealand. It is about a dog called Kiwi.
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 04:42 PM PST with 25 Recommends
By left over flower child Every movement has its heroes, its leaders and history. The movement to empower people with disabilities is no different. The disabled community has a past rich in ...
by KosAbility
Comment Count 203 comments on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 02:01 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
I've used gallons of Visine. I used to shoot it up. Visine is just sterile saline solution with a bit of bleach in it. It's much more sanitary to use than tap-water if you intend to inject it ...
by Lightning Rod
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 24, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/37278541/ns/health-more_health_news/ Since a car bomb blinded Capt. Scott Smiley in Iraq, he has skied Vail, climbed Mount Rainier, earned his MBA, won an ...
by nathguy
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 09:31 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I like "Hurt Locker." Sure thing, I was a chickenshit coward in the military. Never, a rush of adrenalin. Never in a combat unit except for them protecting us. Never assigned to danger except 130-...
by vets74
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Mar 03, 2010 at 09:09 AM PST with 6 Recommends