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Peter: This is your journey to make

Peter culminated his amazing journey on April 1 with his grad meal and the Bell of Freedom he worked so hard to earn. “It was suggested that I come here 20 years ago,” Peter toldus. “I didn’t because I didn’t believe I was blind.” Indeed, Peter came from Brooklyn as one of our more mature… Continue Reading Peter: This is your journey to make

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Marcus’s Speed Bag Project

Marcus has made plenty of things in wood shop, before and after coming to the Center. So when it came time to do a final project, he chose something for the Center. By the way, it’s used almost every day.

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Tabea: I didn’t know I would grow in the ways that I have

  Tabea’s time in the spotlight came on March 12 when her travel instructor David Nietfeld presented her with her Bell of Freedom. “When Tabea first got here her sister Sarah was finishing up,” David said. “For a while it was kind of the Meyer Show. Some might have been tempted to wonder how Tabea… Continue Reading Tabea: I didn’t know I would grow in the ways that I have

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Warren’s First Month at CCB

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Poetry in Philosophy Class

Thanks to Josie Mills, chair of the Arapahoe Community College’s English Department. She came to philosophy class today to discuss John Milton’s poem, “On His Blindness.” Though almost everyone was new to this poem, there were a lot of very thoughtful responses. Maybe the best part of class for many, judging by the hush in… Continue Reading Poetry in Philosophy Class

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Vicki: New House for Her Dog Bella

All ITP students take wood shop and home maintenance at the Center, and building a project is a graduation requirement. Vicki will tell you about hers:

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Vika’s Monster Route: It’ll Turn Your Hair Blue!

As students near the end of their program, they must plan and execute a “Monster Route.” Listen to Vika talk about hers. She graduates in a week!

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Marcus: Flourishing as an Independent Blind Person

“I knew you would flourish here,” Julie Deden said to Marcus at his bell ceremony on February 5. “When you came down from Montana for a tour with your Dad, you were so interested and excited about everything.” Marcus worked as a journeyman electrician in Montana before becoming blind two years ago. He operated his… Continue Reading Marcus: Flourishing as an Independent Blind Person

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Daniel: To Be the Best Blind Guy You Can Be

“You really raised the bar,” Julie Deden said of Daniel’s graduation meal on March 4. “I think this is the biggest grad meal we’ve ever had.” She didn’t mean just the number of guests Daniel served – there were 80 in all – but because he cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner for those 80 guests.… Continue Reading Daniel: To Be the Best Blind Guy You Can Be

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James Earns His Bell: Moving Forward with His Life

James and I talked on the phone for months and months before he came to the Center,” Julie Deden told the 60-plus guests at James’ graduation ceremony on February 12. “And one thing we all know about you now James is that once you have your mind made up you go for it and make… Continue Reading James Earns His Bell: Moving Forward with His Life

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