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Blind Beauty Issue #9 | Amy Bovaird

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“My lack of vision limits me … and yet, it is that very thing that pushes me forward.” ~Amy Bovaird

Description: Featured image is a mock magazine cover titled Blind Beauty. Amy and the president of the Lion’s Club are on the cover standing next to one another in front of navy curtains and the American Flag is to their right.

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

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Spotlight on White Cane Safety Day

More Than Just A Cane

Today, in recognition of the upcoming White Cane Safety Day, Bold Blind Beauty is featured on Friday Friends Spotlight at Amy’s Adventures. Following is an excerpt from the post:

“White Cane Rules of the Road kicks off with a card (printed in large type for low-vision persons—and in braille for blind persons) as part of an information packet about boldblindbeauty.com. The card was designed as a high-level overview to inform the public on the variations of the White Cane Law throughout the United States.” Continue reading

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A Blindness Awareness Campaign for Women

“Who cares if you’re wearing heels or flats, as long as you walk with confidence.” Image: A whimsical image of a blue cityscape with Abigail walking past and the hashtag #AbbyOnTheMove on the bottom.Okay so this is a little embarrassing. You know how I said in my previous post from earlier today that I would be doing another post later in the day? Well, I lied.

Phew, it felt so good to get that off my chest. Here’s the thing, when I posted the earlier post I was unaware that there would be an article coming out on Blindness Awareness month and #AbbyOnTheMove. So boy was I surprised not only was an article coming out, but it was being published today.

So without further ado here we go:

I was headed to Pittsburgh, PA for an appointment with an eye specialist and afterward planned to meet up with a vision-impaired peer advisor I knew from my work at VisionAware, an outreach of the American Foundation for the Blind. continue reading

Thank you Amy for this awesome article!!

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A Lil’ Inspiration #19

On Being The Change You Wish To See

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I want to serve as a catalyst in the positive wind of change to blow over the vision-impaired community and sighted world alike to bridge understanding. ~Amy Bovaird, Author | amybovaird.com

Image: A puffy bed of clouds in a blue sky.