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Girl Gone Blind: The Story of Maria Johnson - Part 2

April 12, 2017

In 2013, at the age of 50, Maria noticed a blurry spot in her eyes. After working with several doctors, she found out she had a rare genetic blindness. This is her story of the last four years living what she calls, “my unexpected life”.

Topics discussed in part 2:

  • Maria’s motivation for writing a blog.
  • Some of the entries that are  meaningful to Maria.
  • Maria’s blog post titled, “To the Child who has a Blind Parent”, including Maria’s thoughts about the post, reactions to her post, and some of the stories behind what she wrote.

The podcast ends with Maria’s thoughts on blindness and what she has learned through living her “unexpected life”.

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