The Braille Monitor

Vol. 43, No. 11                                                                         December 2000

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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Marc Maurer, President


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Contents


Vol. 43, No. 11                                                                         December 2000

Frontispiece

Late Breaking News

Convention Bulletin 2001

A Candle in the Forest
          by Temple Bailey

A Historian's Look at the Problem at the Turn of the Century
          by Catherine Kudlick, Ph. D.

Citizenship and Irony at the Top of the World
          by Jane Lansaw

Not Much Amusement at the Carnival

The Ferris Wheel
         by John & Tom TeBockhorst

My First NFB Experience and Awakening
         by Nicole Ditzler

Color
        by Ramona Walhof

Open Letter to Henry Grunwald
        by Tom Bickford

Macy's Question
        by Crystal McClain

Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award for 2001
        by Sharon Maneki

The 2001 Blind Educator of the Year Award
        by Stephen O. Benson

Small Bites Make a Full Meal
        by Mickey Fixsen

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2001
       by James Gashel

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Monitor Miniatures

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