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Tag: disabilities

14 Jul
2018
Blind Baseball: Future in Sight Knights take on the NH Fishercats on August 26!

By Randy Pierce I love synergy: the working together of two things to produce an effect  greater than the sum of their individual

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02 Jun
2018
Guest Blog: Strengths, Leadership and Resilience: Meet Randy Pierce, President and Founder, 2020 Vision Quest

By Amy Till, Vice President, Strengths Now, Inc This blog is reprinted from the original version on Strengths Now  Strengths,

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17 Mar
2018
Qualitative Qualifiers: “Great accomplishment… for a blind guy.”

By Randy Pierce "Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking and its greatest failures by not talking It doesn’t have to

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11 Feb
2018
Advocacy alert: United shines while Delta falters

By Randy Pierce Delta Airlines recently announced a new disappointing policy for all animals traveling with them effective March 1,

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22 Dec
2017
“Louis, The Blind Christmas Elf”, a Story for Children

By Randy Pierce Christmas is certainly for all ages, though I admit to the appreciating the special enjoyment it brings to children In

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21 Oct
2017
The Scary Realities of Vision Loss

We often post this around this time of year as a nod to the season's spooky nature Happy Halloween! The Scary Realities of Vision Loss By

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29 Jul
2017
The hardest part of blindness today

By Randy Pierce “Patience How long will that take!” – Tracy Pierce I firmly believe going blind was much harder than being blind

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25 Mar
2017
Mission Possible

By Randy Pierce One of the many joys of the path I attempt to follow involves the incredible people and stories I find along the way In

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04 Mar
2017
Future In Sight – Change with a potent purpose

By Randy Pierce As Chairman of the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, I have been actively and

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04 Feb
2017
A New Opportunity: The Holman Prize

By Randy Pierce "The Holman Prize is not meant to save the world or congratulate someone for leaving the house This prize will spark

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14 Jan
2017
Inclusion at the heart of Nashua’s Gate City Marathon

By Randy Pierce "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase" - Martin Luther King, Jr My friendships,

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05 Nov
2016
A new voting system for the visually impaired in NH: We need your help to test

By Randy Pierce Have you ever wondered how a blind person votes In the past, it has been more challenged than most would prefer It has

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30 Oct
2016
The Scary Realities of Vision Loss

We originally posted this a few years ago, but it's still relevant Happy Halloween! The Scary Realities of Vision Loss By Randy

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23 Jul
2016
Live Free or Die!?

By Randy Pierce Despite all I've learned and achieved, there are still days I allow myself to be a prisoner of my blindness Coming from

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11 Jun
2016
An Insider’s View of the “Walk in My Shoes” at the NHAB Walk for Sight!

By Randy Pierce Several hundred people descended upon the McGreal Sight Center for the NH Association for the Blind’s 13th annual Walk

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05 Mar
2016
Health Gone Awry – Info and update

By Randy Pierce "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to

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06 Feb
2016
Guest Blog: Deaf West’s Production of Spring Awakening

By Jo Swenson 2015 was a landmark year for Broadway It boasted a handful of new hits as well as long-running classics One of the aspects

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05 Dec
2015
TEDx-Springfield Talk arrives to the Web for all to experience!

By Randy Pierce I’m thrilled to share my second TEDx talk with all of you! My first talk was centered on the notion of how all of us can

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31 Jan
2015
What’s wrong with me?!? A medical overview

By Randy Pierce Well, aside from those who might ask why a blind man climbs mountains, runs marathons, skis and/or any of the many

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10 Jan
2015
First steps with visual impairment – For you or someone you know

By Randy Pierce “Going blind is much harder than being blind”  Most of us learn to depend extensively upon our sight When that

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