Monday, March 07, 2011

Nadine overcomes blinding gunshot & triumphs in her daily life.

As many of you know, one of my favorite charities is The Carroll Center for the Blind. I have met so many fantastic people that work there or receive services from the organization. One of the great people I met is named Nadine. Nadine works at the Carroll Center as a development associate. Nadine is completely blind but always impresses me with her professionalism and the outstanding way she does her job. Working at her position would be tough for a fully sighted person. Nadine does it with no vision and does it better than anyone else could. I was already impressed with Nadine, and then I learned her story. Nadine lost her vision due to a gunshot to the face from a person that she was in a long term relationship with.
Nadine told her story to the ROSE foundation when she was named the 2009 R.O.S.E. Award Recipient.
Watch Nadine's video here > ROSE Foundation


I'm so proud to know Nadine. I'm so proud to support a great organization like the Carroll Center for the Blind that employs fantastic people like Nadine. Do something great & please donate to my fundraiser for the Carroll Center. There is no better cause on the planet!
http://firstgiving.com/carrollcenterfortheblind

2 comments:

Beth said...

Jesus. How inspiring!!

Bill said...

Makes my problems seem dumb. Thanks for setting me straight.

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