Maps Help the Blind See

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Lighthouse for the Blind in San Francisco just launched the first-ever program to provide blind people with Braille maps. For the maps' inventor, who was blinded at the age of 4, this is part of a crusade to change the way people think about blindness.

Amy Standen from member station KQED reports.

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