EOS 1641 Delivering Independence with White Canes 10/05/16

Oct 3, 2016

White Cane Safety Day celebrates blind and visually impaired people's achievements in the United States on October 15 every year.  This week Pete and Nancy look at a program making white canes available to underserved areas.

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A simple white cane can be a remarkable gift in some parts of the world.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey speak with Beverly Crook about her travels around the world delivering canes to blind people in underserved rural areas, often giving them their first taste of independence. Learn about how the Global Cane Outreach program has grown and some of its successes.