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A Testament to the Human Spirit

Tyler MillardIn 2012, when Tyler Millard wrote the song “Alive”—now available on iTunes, with proceeds going to the Foundation Fighting Blindness—he was having a rough time. Since being diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) seven years earlier, he’d lost enough eyesight to have to give up his plans to teach math. He’d also taken up the guitar and was singing and songwriting, although the gigs were few and far between.
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We’ve Been Googled

Sergey Brin wearing the Google Glass  prototype Although I wasn’t in attendance, there’s quite a buzz on the internet and across social-media channels today about the Foundation’s San Francisco Dining in the Dark Visionary Awards Dinner last night. It seems that Google co-founder Sergey Brin attended wearing a prototype of the Project Glass eyewear that Google has been developing. Brin’s debut of the glasses was cause for high-tech blogger Robert Scoble to actually post during the event.
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