Videos of Hope

We invite you to view these ‘featured videos of hope’ highlighting remarkable persons who are blind or visually impaired, and who display remarkable courage and talent. To view and/or hear these videos, click anywhere in the video window directly below the video title.

If you come across a compelling story that should be shared with others, please contact us and share a link where it can be found. We’d love to add other videos of hope here.

“Laurie Rubin: Do You Dream In Color?”

Ms. Rubin skis, enjoys movies, published a memoir, “Do You Dream in Color?” and keeps busy with her arts education non-profit, Ohana Arts. Updated August 2014.

“Running Blind – the Bobby Steele Story”

Blind since birth, Bobby Steele becomes a cross-country runner at Frankenmuth High School in Michigan. Posted May 2013.

“Blind Teacher Opens the Eyes of Her Students” – Tracy Starek

Tennessee university graduate Tracy Starek lost her sight to a disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa but fulfilled her dream to teach. Posted April 2013.

U.S. Paralympic bronze medalist Danelle Umstead – “Blind Skier’s Quest for Gold”

Losing her sight to Retinitis Pigmentosa, Danelle Umstead found freedom in skiing. Posted March 2013.

Patrick Henry Hughes – “…the music of possibility and the sound of promise.”

This tremendous story of a son and father’s love of music was shared by GDABVI Board Trustee, Mr. Richard Zalewski. Posted February 2013.


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