Voice of the Nation's Blind Blog
by Anil Lewis
by Precious Perez
Content warning: This article mentions instances of physical and sexual abuse. If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence, you are not alone.
Advertencia sobre el contenido: Este artículo menciona casos de abuso y conducta sexual indebida. Si usted o alguien que conoce ha sufrido violencia sexual, no está solo.
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If you know me, you know I love movies, TV, opera, musical theater, and pretty much anything in the entertainment genre.
Content Warning: The information found below has the potential to hurt or retraumatize others. Please prepare to read about the difficult topic of domestic violence. I am Cheryl Fields, one of six dynamic and diverse women that are the National Federation of the Blind Survivor Task Force.
I have had several times in my life when, either through my own bad decisions or the occasional unfairness that is a part of it, I have needed the assistance of a therapist. Finding one isn't hard; finding a good one can be extremely difficult.
“Go up to the board, and draw an image from last night’s reading assignment.” The professor’s instruction seemed simple enough, but I felt my palms start to sweat as I stood from my chair.
Twenty years ago, in July of 2001, I was privileged to be one among a group of thirty winners who received National Federation of the Blind scholarships at our National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.