Tag: blindness

Hoshi and Zen – A Fluffy Duo Who Are Friends To The End!

Hoshi and Zen

Do you have a great friend?  Someone who is there for you in good times and in bad?  The story of Hoshi and Zen shows the power of friendship. Hoshi is an American Eskimo dog.  He had his eyes removed due to a disease when he was 11 years old. He… Read more »

Lilly Diuble – 12 Year Old Girl Going Blind Has Great Vision to Help Others

Lilly Diuble

At birth, Lilly Diuble was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare disease that causes people to go blind and deaf.  At 12 years old, Lilly still has some sight and hearing, but it is fading. Yet, her condition has not led her into a world of pity, but one of… Read more »

Yash Gupta: Teenager With A Clear Vision to Help Others See

Yash Gupta: Teenager with A Clear Vision to Help Others See

Yash Gupta has worn glasses for many years.  When they broke one day and he was not able to wear them to school (Northwood High School in Irvine, CA), he had a big problem.  He could not see much of what was going on in his classroom and, at the… Read more »

Role Model Videos of the Week 1/22/13

Role Model Videos of the Week 1/22/13

Here are two great videos of role models to inspire you this week. Check out blind skateboarder Tommy Carroll, who shows incredible courage since he first stepped on a board at age obstacles since age 10:     Meet Jeremiah Anthony who takes on cyberbullies at West High in Ames,… Read more »

Sami Stoner and Her Guide Dog – Best Friends and Teammates

Sami Stoner and Her Guide Dog – Best Friends and Teammates

Sami Stoner is a gifted athlete and a gifted human being. After a rare disease left Sami blind when she was 14 years old, she decided to focus her energies on what she loved to do rather than what she could not do. Sami loved to run. “If you love… Read more »