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Michael Hingson is a New York Times best-selling author and international lecturer who delivers more than 100 presentations around the world each year. He is an ambassador for the National Braille Literacy Campaign for the National Federation of the Blind and also serves as ambassador for the American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards.

The following articles were authored by MHingson

Exploring a New World

Michael Hingson sits outside with his guide dog.

Escaping a World Trade Center tower on Sept. 11, 2001, certainly wasn’t easy, but sometimes it seems to pale in comparison to influencing the way many view those of us who are blind. I say this because my Ground Zero ordeal — which I’ve shared in my book, Thunder Dog, and will cover in my session at the Foundation’s VISIONS 2013 conference in June — took place in just one day. Whereas changing attitudes has been a lifelong vocation.
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