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The Braille Monitor

Vol. 48, No. 11                                                              December 2005

Barbara Pierce, Editor

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
MARC MAURER, PRESIDENT

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Contents

Vol. 48, No. 11                                                                              December 2005

Frontispiece

Convention Bulletin 2006

In the Driver's Seat
by Heather Field

Yogi Was Right!
by Ruby Ryles

Out of the Darkness: Craig Roisum
by Tom Ford

The 2006 National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program

Reflections on Leadership
by Larry Streeter

The Soft Side of Mr. Hardball
Chris Matthews Joins Forum on Disabilities

by Matt Viser

Aloha with Love
by Katie Keim

Honored Teacher Helps Visually Impaired Students
by Lauren Burt

Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award for 2006
by Sharon Maneki

The 2006 Blind Educator of the Year Award
by Stephen O. Benson

Advocate for Blind Urges Shift in Attitude
by Gary Massaro

Diane NFB-Seed
by Sharon Buchan

Holiday Hints and Helps
by Barbara Pierce

Fourth Annual Meet the Blind Month Campaign
by Jerry Lazarus

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2006
by James McCarthy

Recipes

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