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Blind Beauty Issue #8 | Susan Kennedy

“My vision loss changed how I do some things, but it didn’t change fundamental aspects of my personality. Curiosity and compassion deepen while self-pity and fear fade away as I embrace meaningful relationships and activities.” ~Susan Kennedy

Description: Featured image is a mock magazine cover titled Blind Beauty. Susan, in stylish oversized shades, is on the cover smiling for the camera while sightseeing at a lookout point at the Grand Canyon.  

Blocks of text superimposed on (Name) photo are: “Bold | She Keeps Pressing Onward,” “Blind | She Has Deeper Insight,” “Beautiful | She Sees To The Heart Of Others”

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Rockin’ Disability In Spite Of

“Our culture of reality TV and aggressiveness leads to some strange personal interactions. When you wield a white cane, you never know what you’re gonna get.” ~Susan Kennedy, Adventures In Low Vision

Sadly, there’s a lot of truth to Susan’s quote when using a white cane or any other type of mobility tool for that matter. Yet we press onward, in spite of. Never let anyone or anything prevent you from pursuing your best life!

Image: Susan is in the grocery store standing in front of her grocery cart with her white cane in her right hand.