The Blind Visionary

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind was the first agency in the United States to rehabilitate adults for mainstream competitive employment. In January of 2001 Virginia Jacko took a three-month medical leave from Purdue and came there as a client to learn the skills she needed to live independently once her eyesight was completely gone. Twenty years later, Jacko’s still there, now as the president and chief executive officer.

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