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.