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Braille Monitor

Vol. 61, No. 11                                    December 2018

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 61, No. 11                                     December 2018

Illustration: Art of Leadership 2018 Listen Now (MP3)

Convention Bulletin 2019Listen Now (MP3)

Authentically Blind on Stage and Screen: One Blind Actress Transforms
Obstacles into Stepping Stones
Listen Now (MP3)
by Marilee Talkington

You Help Make Dreams Come TrueListen Now (MP3)
by Patti Chang

The Federation CenterListen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

A Heartfelt Thank YouListen Now (MP3)
by a BELL Parent

Jury Duty as a Blind StudentListen Now (MP3)
by Vejas Vasiliauskas

Playing Your Hand: A Blind Songwriter Doing What It
Takes to Live the Life He Wants
Listen Now (MP3)
by JP Williams

Accessible Cardtronics ATMsListen Now (MP3)
by Valerie Yingling

Social Security, SSI, and
Medicare Facts for 2019
Listen Now (MP3)
by John Paré

Helen Keller No More in TexasListen Now (MP3)
by Norma Crosby

My History and My Desire to ServeListen Now (MP3)
by Sheri Koch

Southwest Airlines Works
Toward Inclusion for AllListen Now (MP3)
by Peggy Chong

When Readers Are GoodListen Now (MP3)
by Ed Vaughan

Advancing Opportunities for the World’s 253 Million
Blind and Partially Sighted People
Listen Now (MP3)
by Fredric Schroeder

Driving Blind on the Information Superhighway—
Review and Congratulations!
Listen Now (MP3)
by Amy Mason

Mark Noble DiesListen Now (MP3)
by Daniel Frye

The Kenneth Jernigan Convention
Scholarship Fund
Listen Now (MP3)
by Allen Harris

RecipesListen Now (MP3)

Monitor MiniaturesListen Now (MP3)

         Complete Braille Monitor

         Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

         Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

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