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The Blind Burden – Blog Posts by Kelsi Hansen

Feb 18, 2019

As a blind person, sometimes I fall into that trap of feeling like a burden on the world. I am very independent; I cook; I clean; I take care of my son and pets. The only thing I really need help with is rides. I can walk places independently with my son, or dog, or both, but I do still need sighted individuals for transportation. So why then, do I still feel like a burden to society? 

I think there are many different answers to this question. Some of them are probably just me personally. And others may be related to environment and the influence of people I must interact with.

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