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The Blind Child Prodigy- Louis Braille

“I want to be like my dad” thought young Louis, as he grabbed at an awl and tried to punch holes in the leather like he had seen his father do so many times. As he pressed harder to punch the hole, the awl slipped across the smooth surface of the leather and hit him in the eye. Agony! His parent did everything they could to patch it up but his eye got infected and the infection spread to his other eye blinding him in both eyes. Louis slowly came to terms to his blindness and excelled despite it. He