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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Sam McDowell’s True Calling

When six time MLB all-star Sam McDowell hit rock bottom with his drinking problem he decided that wouldn’t be let that be the end of his story. Discover how, in many ways, it was actually just the beginning.

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A Voice for Modern Widows

An estimated 258 million women worldwide are widows. And many of them are younger women, suddenly left alone to raise families and keep their families afloat. Women like Carolyn Moor. When her husband died in a car accident, she floundered but then found her voice in helping other widows like her.

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