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This afternoon we watched the Academy Award winning move- “The Miracle Worker” with a group of my favorite blind/visually-impaired friends: Seema, Bindu, Sita, Namrata and Sharada. ‘The Miracle Worker’ tells the story of Hellen Keller who was born both blind and deaf, and her teacher- Annie Sullivan, who showed enormous dedication in her goal to reach Hellen. RR Pandey provided awesome audio-narration in Nepali to enhance the experience for your guests! The movie has always had a strong emotional impact for me and today it was more so than ever. Sitting amongst young women with blindness whom, without help from outside organizations wouldn’t be the successful group they are today. TRIFC has played a part in the lives of many people with blindness and I’m very proud of that. However, there are literally thousands of children with blindness that aren’t attending school….an unacceptable fact. I think I must have cried through half of the movie and sitting close to me was 14 year old Seema, also crying for the pain that Hellen and Annie had to endure. But also crying for the happiness that Hellen experienced at the end of the movie when she found out that everything and everybody has a name!